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Skydiving Quadriplegic’s Death Raises Questions of Safety for Disabled Thrill Seekers

Published: August 3, 2011

The death of 27-year-old Zack Fogle, a quadriplegic with a passion for skydiving, has sparked a debate over safety standards for disabled thrill seekers.

Fogle, who was partially paralyzed from the neck down, died skydiving at the 44th annual Lost Prairie Boogie in northwest Montana on Saturday after his custom-built parachute failed to open.