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President Obama's days as Commander in Chief are numbered, but that hasn't stopped him from making some last-minute moves.  

Extreme Athlete Tancrède Melet Dead After Falling From Hot Air Balloon

Melet, 32, was performing stunts on a hot air ballon when he plunged 100 feet to his death. He was the leader of the acrobatic group Flying Frenchies.

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. (Video via Flying Frenchies)

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. (Video via Flying Frenchies)

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