Movie actors or entertainers and Celebrities do a lot of dangerous stunts while performing for the audience, some of these stunts performed by these entertainers might include high-jumps which are dangerous and also life-threatening if not performed by a professional – however, these stunts have led to the death of some entertainers, and below is a list of some of them:
1. Karl Wallenda
German-American high wire artist, Karl Wallenda was regarded as one of the best in circus and daredevil acts in the 1900s; however, his reign was cut short after he fell whilst attempting to walk between the two towers of the ten-story Condado Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
While he was moving on the wire which was stretched 121 ft (37 meters) above the building’s pavement, he lost his balance as a result of the high winds which led to his fall resulting in his death.
2. Owen Hart
Regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, Owen Hart was seen as an outstanding wrestler who knew how to defeat a lot of professional wrestlers during his time. However, he lost his life after he attempted to enter the ring using a harness and grapple line from the rafters of Kemper Arena for a booked Intercontinental Championship match against The Godfather, the quick mechanism release of the harness made Owen land chest-first on the top rope throwing him into the ring which led to a hemorrhage leading to his death afterward.
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3. Sarah Guyard-Guillot
Professional French acrobat and aerialist, Sarah Guyard-Guillot died shortly after she fell to her death whilst performing the Cirque du Soleil show at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada; her cause of death is similar to that of Owen Hart (harness snapping).
Source: Young Maya