Base jumper Uli Emanuele dies (3)

Crashes while shooting video in Switzerland

(ANSA) - Bolzano, August 18 - Famous Alto-Adige-born base jumper Uli Emanuele, who became a Web sensation through his death-defying stunts, died in a crash at Lauterbrunnen in Switzerland Thursday. The accident was initially reported to have happened in Austria. The 29-year-old, who became an Internet star by flying through a ring of fire and a 'needle hole' formed by a rock, was shooting a video, his entourage said, without giving further information.
   

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