Extreme Sports Star Erik Roner Killed In Skydiving Accident
Erik Roner, 39, was a star of MTV's "Nitro Circus" and was an avid skiier, skydiver and BASE jumper.By Matt Moreno | September 29, 2015
Extreme sports star Erik Roner is dead after a skydiving accident in Northern California.
Roner, who was known for his skydiving, BASE jumping, skiing and more, was killed when he hit a tree while trying to land a skydiving attempt at a charity golf event. According to the Placer County Sheriff’s Department, he was pronounced dead at the scene. (Video via Network A)
The incident happened near Squaw Valley, California — located just miles from where Roner lived in Tahoe City.