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Post Posted: June 30th, 2013, 4:59 pm 
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Cirque du Soleil artist killed in fall from stage during ‘Ka’ at MGM Grand

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OSHA investigating death of ‘Ka’ artist; MGM Grand show closes at least through July 9

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Post Posted: July 2nd, 2013, 10:25 am 
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This is so sad.

I did wonder when we saw the show if anyone had been badly injured, I didn't think it would be allowed to be so dangerous as to cause a death.

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Post Posted: July 2nd, 2013, 10:30 am 
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When we saw it, I remember assuming they had a safety net or soft landing surface down it that pit.

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Post Posted: July 2nd, 2013, 12:34 pm 
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When we saw it, I remember assuming they had a safety net or soft landing surface down it that pit.


That was my thought as well!

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Post Posted: July 12th, 2013, 11:17 pm 
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This probably explains why they are not offering it as a Reward on MVS. I feel it's appropriate.

http://www.vegaschatter.com/story/2013/ ... st+July+16

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Post Posted: July 14th, 2013, 6:32 pm 
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Cirque’s ‘Ka’ to resume performances Tuesday night at MGM Grand

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OSHA fines Cirque du Soleil and MGM Grand in ‘Ka’ performer’s death

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VIDEO: OSHA completes investigation into Cirque du Soleil death

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Post Posted: November 16th, 2013, 12:52 am 
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When we saw it, I remember assuming they had a safety net or soft landing surface down it that pit.


There is a huge net down there, but I think she fell from so high it didnt stop her fall.

They had already taken out a routine where acrobats jumped across these wooded piers because there were too many ankle injuries. The performers get hurt all the time in Cirque shows, it just takes something fatal to hit the media I guess.

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Post Posted: November 16th, 2013, 1:29 am 
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Yeah. Ninety feet, equivalent to a nine story building would have been fatal under many circumstances.

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