Switzerland. The Swiss horseman and lower talented Gian-Luca Barandun († 24) died Sunday morning. He had collapsed a parachute at Grisons and was so injured that he succumbed to his injuries at the accident site, as he said in aargauerzeitung.
The 24-year-old was a member of the A-squad and on the way to consolidate the World Cup. It was considered a Swiss hope of departure. "The Swiss-Ski family is thinking about the family that lived in this difficult time and we want to extend their sincere condolences to them," says Markus Wolf, Swiss-Ski Chief Executive Officer. The whole association mourns the young athlete.
Barandun belonged to the A-group and was one of the optimists in speed. He has completed 17 World Cup matches. In December 2017, he achieved the best result in the Bormio combination with 9th place.