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)