Olympian rushed to hospital after falling five metres during Cirque Du Soleil performance

Olympian rushed to hospital after falling five metres during Cirque Du Soleil performance
 

Lisa Skinner lost consciousness after she fell during an aerial display.
The Commonwealth Games gold medalist was high above the stage on a solo ring when she plummeted five metres to the floor.
The 35-year-old was taken in a neck brace from the big top to hospital.
Officials fear she could have suffered spinal injuries.
"She was doing a hoop from the ceiling and she was suspending and doing a twisty thing and going through the hoop and then all of the sudden she just fell flat on the floor," one witness recalled.
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