Extreme athlete Tancrède Melet dead after falling from hot air balloon

Extreme Athlete Tancrède Melet Dead After Falling From Hot Air Balloon

An extreme athlete slipped and fell to his death in France while performing stunts on a hot air balloon 100 feet in the air.

Tancrède Melet was familiar with heights; he was the head of the Flying Frenchies, an acrobatic performance group.

His teammates announced his death in a Facebook post.

Melet was 32 years old. He was experienced in base-jumping, slack-lining and flying with a wing-suit. Melet is survived by his infant daughter.

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