A 36-year-old American died Saturday during a jet ski race in Marie-Galante, Guadeloupe.
An investigation was opened after the loss of life on Saturday in Marie-Galante, Guadeloupe, of an American competitor during a jet-ski race, the MG Race, we discovered on Sunday from the Pointe-à -Pitre, confirming data from the native media. The 36-year-old American runner, Eric Francis, recognized in keeping with native media for his report of quadruple world champion in his Aqua X Pro class, “was reported missing at sea on Saturday around 4 p.m. and an important search device was deployed with helicopter and diver”, specified the parquet ground.
Eric Francis, nicknamed by the specialised media of the self-discipline “The Eagle”, was discovered close to the island of Marie-Galante “next to his machine, which was not damaged”, additionally indicated the prosecution. His physique was introduced again to Saint-Louis, a city that hosts the Marie-Galante race, for its second version.
An investigation was opened, led by the gendarmerie of Marie-Galante and supported by the nautical brigade to find out the circumstances of the loss of life of the customary champion of those sporting occasions in the Caribbean and significantly in Guadeloupe.
“He has participated several times in the Karujet (international jet-ski competition held in Guadeloupe waters, editor's note)”, stated in a press launch Cédric Cornet, president of the city neighborhood to which Marie-Galante belongs, associate of the competitors, who expressed with “the community majority” their “sadden condolences” to the household of the American.
On social networks, the jet ski world pays tribute to the champion. “We are shocked and saddened by the passing of current championship leader Eric Francis,” wrote the official web page on Facebook for the P1 Aqua X class outlined in this sport because the “highest category in jet racing- skiing of the planet”.