Eli Thompson (skydiver)
Thompson performed over 13,000 skydives. He was part of the 1996–2000 world champion skydiving team the Flyboyz. Thompson hosted 30 episodes of Stunt Junkies on the Discovery Channel between 2006 and 2007, and worked as an aerial stuntman in Austin Powers in Goldmember. From 2001 until his death he was a professional Red Bull athlete.
Thompson was married to Sarah Farooqui. Thompson had two children; as of September 2009, his wife was pregnant with his first boy.
Eli was a pioneer in the aerial discipline of freeflying in the skydiving sport along with his Flyboyz teammates.
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- Eli Thompson - IMDb