RIAU24.COM – Tanya Pardazi, a 21-year-old Tik Tok influencer and Miss Canada semi-finalist, died in a fatal skydiving accident.
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Pardazi, who had a huge following on social media, died on August 27, when he made his first solo jump from 4,000 feet.
This University of Toronto student succumbed to injuries sustained in his tragic fall when he was unable to open his parachute in time.
The shocking accident happened just after he completed his solo course at Skydive Toronto in Innisfil, Ontario.
“A 21-year-old skydiving student has died from fatal injuries sustained in an emergency situation,” Skydive Toronto confirmed in a statement.
They further added in their statement: “The jumper is a welcome new member of the skydiving community and will be missed by new students and fellow skydivers at Skydive Toronto Inc. The Skydive Toronto Inc team has been deeply affected by this accident. as they have been perfecting their student training program for over 50 years.”
Pardazi was quickly taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Describing the shocking event, Skydive Toronto said: “The skydiver releases the main parachute which spins rapidly at low altitude without the time/altitude it takes for the backup parachute to deploy.”
It is understood that a police investigation is ongoing.
Tanya Pardazi is a social media influencer and philosophy student at the University of Toronto.
She shot to fame after competing in Miss Teen Canada and reaching the semi-finals.
The last video Pardazi uploaded to his account was about him skydiving and Tetris.
Tanya’s friend, Melody Ozgoli, told the Canadian New Agency, via People, “She literally lived every second to the fullest,” Melody Ozgoli said.
“It’s the biggest shock for us. It’s very difficult to deal with. It’s been a few days but we still can’t believe it,” he added.
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Her university’s cheerleading squad also paid tribute to the late Tanya.
Sharing a photo of Tanya during her trip to Paris where she is seen posing in front of the Eiffel Tower.
They wrote in the caption, “Forever a part of our team and in our hearts, Tanya Pardazi is one in a million.”
“Travel nerd. Social media evangelist. Zombie junkie. Total creator. Avid webaholic. Friend of animals everywhere. Future teen idol.”