Base Jumper Maria Steinmayr’s Parachute Malfunction – Crashes Into Hotel | RedCowHills
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Maria Steinmayr’s leap in the BASE Jump Extreme World Championship in Benidorm, Spain, took an ugly turn when her parachute opened the wrong way and she was slammed into the building.

She eventually found a landing spot on the 10th-floor balcony of a room where the guests had helpfully left the sliding door unlocked. A British couple down the hall heard her banging on doors for help and tended to her many cuts until medics arrived. The worst of it for the Austrian jumper: a broken nose. Oh, and that her helmet cam ran out of batteries and didn’t capture the adventure.



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