A 21-year-old Canadian school pupil and TikTok influencer fell to her demise whereas skydiving in Toronto final weekend, in response to experiences.
Tanya Pardazi died on Aug. 27 at Skydive Toronto, the place she had accomplished a course previous to her first bounce, which in the end led to her demise, a good friend informed CTV Information Toronto.
Pardazi was finding out philosophy on the College of Toronto, in response to CTV Information Toronto, and ran a TikTok account with greater than 100,000 followers.
The skydive facility requires pupil to finish a course on “all the fundamentals required to efficiently full your first skydive” — together with “tools, learn how to exit the airplane, freefall physique place (arch), cover management, and emergency protocol” — previous to taking their first bounce from 4,000 ft, in response to the web site.
The power confirmed a 21-year-old pupil’s demise in a Fb assertion however didn’t determine Pardazi by title.
A consultant for Skydive Toronto informed NBC Information in an e mail that “out of respect for the household, we is not going to be releasing any additional particulars than what our assertion has already included.”
The Fb assertion mentioned that the skydiver “launched a shortly rotating major parachute at a low altitude with out the time/altitude required for the reserve parachute to inflate.”
“The jumper was a welcomed current addition to the skydiving group and will probably be missed amongst the scholar’s new buddies and fellow jumpers of Skydive Toronto Inc,” the assertion added. “The workforce at Skydive Toronto Inc has been profoundly affected by this accident as they’ve refined their pupil coaching program for over 50 years.”
The power is working with native police — who confirmed the deadly incident in a press release final Sunday — as they examine the incident, in response to the assertion.
Pals of Pardazi informed CTV Information Toronto that she had made it to the semi-finals of a Miss Canada competitors and that she “had an curiosity in something that was new and adventurous,” in response to her childhood good friend Melody Ozgoli.
“She actually lived each second to the fullest,” Ozgoli informed CTV Information Toronto. “That is the most important shock to us. It’s very arduous to course of. It’s been a few days, however we nonetheless don’t even consider it.”
The College of Toronto’s cheerleading workforce paid tribute to Pardazi in an Instagram publish.
“Without end a part of our workforce and in our hearts, Tanya Pardazi was one in 1,000,000,” the caption learn.