Comedian Kim Byung Man Injured In Skydiving Accident In U S

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Comedian Kim Byung-man Injured in Skydiving Accident in U.S.
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Comedian Kim Byung-man Injured in Skydiving Accident in U.S.

Comedian Kim Byung-man suffered a spinal fracture while skydiving in the U.S.

Kim's agency said on Friday that he was involved in an accident while training for a skydiving license to represent Korea. "He was injured due to a sudden change of wind direction as he was landing", the agency said.

Lifeguards and U.K. military personnel on the scene gave Kim first aid to prevent further damage, and he was taken to a hospital. An examination revealed a spinal fracture but no nerve damage.

Kim Byung Man Updates Fans On His Recovery After Skydiving Accident
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Kim Byung Man Updates Fans On His Recovery After Skydiving Accident

Surgery, hospital, and emergency room are not words people usually associate with Kim Byung Man. Afterall, the 160-centimeter (approximately 5 feet 2 inches) tall comedian and stuntman has eight black belts for various martial arts and has even tried his hand at figure skating!

Earlier this month, Kim Byung Man received surgery in the United States for a spinal fracture injury which he sustained in a skying diving accident. The comedian was participating in a training exercise to receive a skydiving license for the upcoming Korean International Skydiving Competition. The accident was caused by a sudden change in wind direction as Kim Byung Man was landing. Thankfully, Kim Byung Man prevented further injury as he bent his legs the moment of impact, a skill acquired in his years of martial arts training.

[★BREAKING] INFINITE Sungjong injured in car accident
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[★BREAKING] INFINITE Sungjong injured in car accident

INFINITEs Sungjong was recently in a car accident, which left him injured and unable to dance.

The accident occurred two days ago, just prior to INFINITEs fan meeting.

Sungjong said he involved in minor car accident yesterday ㅠㅠㅠ pic.twitter.com/uuHW7QdttS

— ana (@ifntvisual_) May 20, 2017

Fortunately, Sungjong was not seriously hurt and was still able to attend the groups fan meeting.

can i have dongwoo looking at me the same way hes looking at sungjongpic.twitter.com/bfVIciGYFn

Kim Byung Man injures his spine while preparing for a skydiving competition
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Kim Byung Man injures his spine while preparing for a skydiving competition

It's been reported that Kim Byung Man has suffered an injury while preparing for a skydiving competition, and that he is currently being treated in the United States.

His label SM CC stated, "On July 20, Kim Byung Man was in the midst of a team training session when he injured himself landing, due to an unforeseenwind change."

Kim Byung Man is currently preparing for a worldwide competition for skydiving. After attaining his license, he moved into a training session when the injury occurred. Officials stated, "Because he was immediately treated and taken care of, secondary injuries were prevented." Once he was moved to the hospital, anexamination was carried out, revealing avertebral fracture. Thankfully, there is no nerve damage, and surgery will take place locally.

Kim Byung Man Sustains Spinal Injury While Skydiving, SM CC And SBS Release Statements
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Kim Byung Man Sustains Spinal Injury While Skydiving, SM CC And SBS Release Statements

SM CC has released an official statement regarding the spinal injury Kim Byung Man sustained while skydiving in the United States.

The statement explained, On July 20, Kim Byung Man was participating in a team training exercise after earning a tandem skydiving license for the upcoming Korean international skydiving competition. It was during this training session that he sustained an injury while landing due to the wind suddenly changing directions.

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