A pregnant BASE jumper has died after her parachute failed to open after leap she said would be her last before retiring from the sport.
Wioletta Roslan, of Sweden, decided to make one last jump near Stechelberg, Switzerland.
She was four months pregnant.
Her boyfriend Aleksander Domalewski jumped alongside her and could do nothing but watch as she realised her parachute wouldn’t open and spread her arms awaiting the impact of the 990ft drop, Britain's Daily Mail reported.
She took up the sport as a 19-year-old.
Her mother Halina Zaniewska-Pettersson, 68, said: "I was always terrified every time I knew that she was doing the sport again and I kept expecting the worst.
"When she said that she was going to do one last jump while pregnant I begged her not to go.
Ms Roslan travelled the world as a professional BASE jumper.
She told Swiss television recently: "I only feel alive when I jump. I find normal life boring. I know that death always flies with me but we only have a certain amount of time on the earth. When the sun goes down then it's game over whoever you are."Ms Zaniewska-Pettersson said: "I am totally devastated and shocked. I picked so often to give up jumping but she just didn't listen and now it's too late."
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