A Canadian TikTookay influencer died final week in a skydiving accident, in accordance with a number of media experiences within the nation.
Tanya Pardazi, 21, was a College of Toronto Scarborough pupil learning philosophy, one in every of many subjects she would focus on on her TikTookay account, @philosatea.
Skydive Toronto, a skydiving and parachuting firm in Innisfil, Ontario, didn’t determine Pardazi by title in a press release Monday a couple of skydiver’s dying, however numerous Canadian information retailers subsequently confirmed that she was the one that had died.
The enterprise mentioned that on Aug. 27, a “welcomed recent addition to the skydiving community” had sustained deadly accidents in a leap.
“The skydiver released a quickly rotating main parachute at a low altitude without the time/altitude required for the reserve parachute to inflate,” the assertion mentioned.
Skydive Toronto declined to remark additional to HuffPost.
This was Pardazi’s first solo dive, her buddies informed CTV Information Toronto on Wednesday. She had talked about taking skydiving courses in her ultimate TikTookay video.
“She was a very curious person,” her pal Melody Ozgoli informed the Innisfil Journal, an area outlet. “The one thing we would always talk about is the afterlife; that’s something we were always curious about. She had a lot of fans that loved her.”
Ozgoli remembered Pardazi as an “adventurous girl” who was “very wise for her age.”
Pardazi, who had round 100,000 TikTookay followers, had been a semifinalist in 2017′s Miss Teen Canada pageant. She was additionally on her college’s cheerleading squad, which posted an Instagram picture of the girl posing close to the Eiffel Tower with the caption, “Forever part of our team and in our hearts, Tanya Pardazi was one in a million.”
Not less than three different individuals have died in skydiving accidents in Canada this summer season, the Nationwide Put up reported.