Moment Trapeze Artist Fractures His Pelvis as He Crashes to the Floor in Front of Horrified Circus Audience - CircusTalk

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Moment Trapeze Artist Fractures His Pelvis as He Crashes to the Floor in Front of Horrified Circus Audience

  • Eduardo Elenilson Gama, 20, was performing in north-eastern Brazil 
  • His move went wrong and he plummeted to the ground at CircoPuerto Rico
  • The trapeze artist fell wide of the safety net and landed hard on his left side 
  • Friend said despite the severity of the fall he was hopeful he would avoid surgery

This is the terrifying a trapeze star lost his grip and plunged more than 10 feet to the ground in front of a shocked audience.

Eduardo Elenilson Gama, 20, fractured his pelvis in the accident during a performance by Circo Puerto Rico in Caucaia, north-eastern Brazil, on April 21.

Video filmed from the audience captures him hitting the  floor with a sickening thud after missing the safety net.

Trapeze star loses grip and crashes to the ground during circus stunt

Footage shows the performer apparently struggling to make a turn, before he loses his grip. … Link to full length article at Daily Mail.