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Antoine Montant's Death Saddens Speed Flying, Wing Suit and Skiing Communities
Submitted by Biglines on Sun, 2011-10-23 19:13
There is sad news today in the world of speed flying. Reknowned star Antoine Montant has been found by friends dead in the mountains after he went for a solo wing suit descent. Just Acro reported the news on their website earlier today. Antoine was known for his speed flying descents of the Eiger and for skimming the cable line on a lift in Chamonix. He was 30 years old.
Weblinks about Antoine's death.
According to JustAcro.com, "Sunday morning at 5 am. Antoine's girlfriend called attention on Facebook that he is missing since saturday afternoon after he went for a BASE jump in the area of Collet d’Anterne in Haute Savoie, France. Just a few hours later many people such as friends, mountain guides, paragliders, base jumpers got together for the search of Antoine. In the afternoon the terrible news hit the scene, that they found him dead in the mountains. :-(
We offer our condolances to friends and family of Antoine. He sure made us go wow and he will be remembered.
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