SAN DIEGO — Popular Twitch streamer and adult performer Adriana Chechik TwitchCon in San Diego on Saturday.
“Well, I have two broken back bones and am having surgery today to insert a meter rod for support. Send me your support,” Chechik said. I have written on her Twitter account early Sunday. “When it rains, it rains heavily, and I’m definitely feeling the rain now.”
video of the moment captured in livestream Share to Reddit and social media marked the end of the foam sword fight between the Chechiks and the who later identified themselves as a game streamer Editbot.
After EdyBot drops into the pit, Chechik celebrates by leaping into the air from a small podium, performing a split, and landing on his tailbone. She quickly writhes in pain, tries to get out, and collapses into the bubble.
The foam pit was hosted by computer manufacturer Lenovo and was part of the “Legion by Lenovo” booth at the convention.
Other users on social media also said they were injured in the same pit.
When BuzzFeed News visited the foam pit on Sunday, it was closed but opened earlier in the day. rice field. A mat of some sort appeared to be underneath the foam, covering the convention center’s concrete floor.
according to British foam pit manufacturerA standard gymnastics pit must be at least 6 feet deep with base pit liner foam to help absorb impact. american gymnastics Foam pits are 4 to 8 feet deep and are usually built on top of the trampoline base.
A volunteer at the Lenovo booth declined to be named, saying he wasn’t authorized to speak to the media, but said, “They have rules.” [for the foam pit] They explained the rules. ”
“I’m not adding any comments at this time,” one person, who said he worked at the booth’s builder and declined to be named, told BuzzFeed News only.
Lenovo spokeswoman Lisa Marie Ferrell sent the following statement to BuzzFeed News on Tuesday:
We are aware of an incident of a TwitchCon visitor who was injured in the Gladiator game soft foam pit at the Lenovo booth. Safety is our top priority and we are working with event organizers to investigate the incident.
A Twitch spokesperson said it had no comment as of Sunday afternoon as it was trying to gather more information.
Games volunteer Humberto Perez, 33, told BuzzFeed News he was near the pit on Saturday.
Edgar Jimenez, 31, another tournament volunteer, said he witnessed Chechik’s injury.
“She was playing normal gameplay, but unfortunately during the victory dance she fell and landed and was there for a minute or so,” Jimenez said.
Chechik has over 3.8 million followers Instagram Over 801,000 convulsionsStreams playing games, creating ASMR content, and performing stunts.
She’s been repeatedly nominated for Female Performer of the Year Adult Video News Awards porn awards.
Steffi Cao reported from TwitchCon in San Diego, and David Mack reported from New York City.
October 11, 2022 13:06 PM