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