This weekend the global adventure sports community lost one of its leading lights when Sean Leary was killed in a BASE jumping accident in or around Zion National Park, according to SuperTopo.com. Sean was a gifted climber, BASE jumper and wingsuit pilot and a longtime stalwart of the Yosemite Valley climbing scene. In recent years he helped inaugurate a golden age of wingsuit flying in the United States by dedicating himself to opening new exits all over the country. In doing so, he became one of the most prolific jumpers of American cliffs in history. Sean will be remembered by the adventure world as one of the greatest to ever play the game and by his friends and family as a person with infinite generosity of spirit. His legacy will be a testament to the fact that he was both of these things. May he rest in peace.
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