(Fox) Cirque du Soleil acrobat Yann Arnaud, who died after his hand slipped off the double rings and fell 20 feet during a performance in Florida on Saturday, was trying out a new act for the first time, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
The Times cited an unverified Instagram account that the newspaper reported belonged to the aerialist. Arnaud, 38, plunged to his death during the show Volta in Tampa, after seemingly sharing his excitement about trying out his new act.
In what may have been a prophetic message, the French acrobat apparently wrote it was finally time to try out a new act he had been hard at work on.
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