A TikTok influencer has died whereas skydiving in Toronto after her reserve parachute didn’t have sufficient time to inflate, in keeping with stories.
Tanya Pardazi, 21, who had greater than 100,000 followers on TikTok, died on 27 August throughout her first solo dive after finishing a course with Skydive Toronto.
She had additionally taken half in a earlier contest of Miss Canada in which she is claimed to have reached the semi-final stage.
The skydive facility requires college students to finish a course in “all of the fundamentals required to successfully complete your first skydive” earlier than they take their first jumps from 4,000 ft, in keeping with the web site.
The ability confirmed a 21-year-old pupil’s demise in a Fb assertion however didn’t establish Pardazi by title.
The assertion stated a philosophy pupil had “released a quickly-rotating main parachute at a low altitude without the time or altitude required for the reserve parachute to inflate”.
“The jumper was a welcomed recent addition to the skydiving community and will be missed amongst the student’s new friends and fellow jumpers of Skydive Toronto Inc,” the assertion added.
“The team at Skydive Toronto Inc has been profoundly affected by this accident as they have refined their student training program for over 50 years.”
In a publish on Instagram, the College of Toronto’s cheerleading workforce stated Ms Pardazi was “one in a million” and can be “forever part of our team and in our hearts”.
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Associates stated she had lived her life to the “fullest” and “don’t believe” she has handed away.
Childhood pal Melody Ozgoli instructed CTV News Toronto: “She really lived every second to the fullest.
“That is the largest shock to us. It’s extremely exhausting to course of. It has been a few days, however we nonetheless do not even consider it.”