The reason for demise for Wipeout contestant Michael Paredes has been launched.
Paredes, 38, competed on the TBS collection—which is a yet-to-launch reboot of ABC’s unique recreation present, which ran from 2008 to 2014—final November. He died 24 hours after being taken to the hospital following his try on the present’s tough impediment course.
The post-mortem report from the L.A. County’s coroner’s workplace, made obtainable to E! Information, said that Paredes died of pure causes. He suffered a blockage in his coronary arteries, in addition to an acute case of pneumonia. No medication or alcohol have been present in his physique.
Paredes fell into the water throughout his Wipeout problem. He was pulled out of the pool by employees after he was unable to carry himself out. He was positioned in a wheelchair, the place he went underneath cardiopulmonary arrest earlier than being resuscitated and brought to the hospital.
Paredes’ fiancée, who additionally participated on the present, instructed NBC News that the contestant exercised for 2 hours per day, 5 days per week. Each handed a drug display, an EKG and a COVID-19 check earlier than filming the present.
Wipeout, which is hosted by John Cena, Camille Kostek and Nicole Byer, requires contestants to bear medical exams previous to taking part on the present. E! Information was instructed on the time that the Wipeout manufacturing crew has quite a few medics available and a security producer monitoring the set throughout filming.