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BSBD: BASE Jumper Mario Richard

Mario Richard of Moab BASE Adventures died  Monday August 19th, 2013 in the Italian Dolomites, following a wingsuit BASE jump from Sass Pordoi. Mario was in the area jumping and climbing with his wife, well-known rock climber Steph Davis.

>Mario was exceptionally experienced BASE jumper who made his first skydive in 1988 and first BASE jump at Bridge Day in 1991.  Mario along with wife Steph owned and operated Moab BASE Adventures, offering training and service for BASE jumpers & rock climbers.

This article by Douggs (Death in the Sport of life) might be a good read for those that have lost a friend through extreme sports activities.  Our condolences to family and friends of Mario.

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News Links: Climbing.com, The New York Times.

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