By   Gaurav Inani |  YEET MAGAZINE |  Updated 0439 GMT (1239 HKT) October 16, 2021

Sofia Cheung , a 32-year-old Chinese sports influencer, was killed on July 13 after falling from a waterfall in Ha Pak Lai, near Pineapple Mountain. While spending the day in this natural park, she lost her balance while trying to take a selfie on the edge of the precipice, the incident, which was captured in video, left everyone shoked and was seen by millions on Instagram

The terrible accident was reported by The Sun website . Sofia Cheung, a 32-year-old Chinese sports influencer, was killed on July 13 after falling from a waterfall in Ha Pak Lai, near Pineapple Mountain. While spending the day in this natural park, she lost her balance while trying to take a selfie on the edge of the precipice.

Contacted by her friends who witnessed the accident, the emergency services intervened quickly and transported the young woman to a hospital in Hong Kong. Unfortunately, she was pronounced dead on the spot.

On Saturday July 10, Hong Kong influencer and sportswoman Sophia Cheung lost her life while trying to take a selfie from the top of a waterfall in the Chinese archipelago.

Hiking specialist (her nickname on Instagram was none other than Hike.Sofi, or " Rando.Sofi "), Sophia Cheung had accustomed her subscribers on Instagram to superb photographs of landscapes, between sea, rivers and mountains. And she was not afraid to reach perilous areas, the time of one or more impressive shots. In March, she posed thus hanging from one of the walls of Sunset Peak mountain in Hong Kong, the third highest peak in the archipelago. In mid-May, it was at the top of Nei Lak Shan, a mountain culminating at an altitude of 751 meters, that it was revealed, sitting serenely facing the void.

Sophia Cheung fell almost 5 meters from the top of a waterfall

Until the drama, Saturday July 10. According to information from our British colleagues at The Sun , the 32-year-old influencer, originally from Hong Kong, died while she was hiking with three friends at the end of the morning in the Yuen Long area in the north. of the archipelago, in the natural park Ha Pak Lai. While wanting to take a selfie from the top of a waterfall, Sophia Cheung fell nearly 5 meters into the waters of the Tsing Tai River located below.

Sophia Cheung, 32, pronounced dead on arrival at hospital

Sophia Cheung's three friends , who witnessed her fall, immediately contacted the rescuers, who quickly arrived on the scene. The influencer, passionate about yoga and bodyboarding as revealed on her Instagram account, was however declared dead on her arrival at the hospital.

On his last publication on the social network, dating back to July 8, two days before his death, messages of condolence have been raining down since the announcement of his disappearance. And its number of subscribers has also exploded since the tragedy: the counter has risen since mid-July from 6,000 to 37,000 followers.

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