Tuesday, March 10, 2015

A Moment of Silence For Those Affected By a Tragic Accident

Today in Argentina, two helicopters were involved in an accident, and Olympic athletes filming an adventure-related reality show lost their lives. Per CBS News:

Among the dead were Olympic champion swimmer Camille Muffat, Olympic boxer and bronze-medalist Alexis Vastine, and pioneering sailor Florence Arthaud. They had been among the contestants in the reality TV show "Dropped."

The helicopters reportedly crashed into each other, leading to a tragic explosion, killing the athletes along with others. The article points out that this isn't the only recent tragedy to strike reality television.

Two years ago, TF1 - France's leading private-sector network, which aired the program - canceled the season of the "Survivor"-like show "Koh Lanta" after a 25-year-old participant died of a heart attack on the first day of filming in Cambodia.

We send positive vibes to the families of those who have passed and hope they find peace.

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