Alexa Terrazas Biography
Alexa Terrazas is a Mexican Student. Alexa Terrazas is a 23-year-old Mexican college student who survived a falling 80 feet from her balcony while practicing a yoga pose. She was taken to a local hospital and underwent 11 hours of surgery.
Alexa Terrazas, de 23 años, se encuentra ingresada en estado grave y con más de 100 huesos rotos https://t.co/o3k5oMEdFf
— 20minutos.es (@20m) August 27, 2019
Alexa Terrazas Age
She is 23 years old.
Alexa Terrazas Education
She is a health and nutrition student at Tecnológico de Monterrey.
Alexa Terrazas Family, Parents
Student breaks both legs after falling 80ft attempting extreme balcony yoga pose.
Alexa Terrazas was doing a pose over the edge of her sixth-floor apartment in Nuevo Leon, Mexico when she slipped.
— Elaine (@ElaineVMTV) August 27, 2019
Local news publications have reported that the young woman is the daughter of local entrepreneur Alberto Terrazas Seyfert, the former President of the National Chamber of the transformation industry in Chihuahua.
Family members took to social media to seek blood donations and prayers for the injured woman.
Alexa Terrazas Falls 80 Feet from Balcony While Practicing Yoga
Veo las fotos y la recreación de la caída desde la terraza de Alexa Terrazas, y solo puedo pensar que le hizo falta una madre que le dijera “ay es que ustedes no miden el peligro, creen que son de hule” unas 300 veces diarias durante su infancia. pic.twitter.com/KpeqkgSlEO
— Walter de la Garza (@__walter__) August 27, 2019
The young woman fell approximately at 1:10pm local time and was immediately tended to by paramedics from the Red Cross and the Nuevo Leon Civil Protection.
Alexa Terrazas is known to do yoga on her sixth-floor apartment’s balcony. She often uses the guardrail as a prop for extreme poses. A risky move nearly cost the yogi her life on Saturday afternoon August 24th, as she slipped and landed on the pavement outside her building in the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo León, according to reports in El Imparcial.
Mexican outlet El Imparcial reported that Terrazas might not walk for three years after doctors were forced to reconstruct her broken legs.
Yoga: Woman Practicing Extreme Yoga Survives 80-foot Fall from Her Balcony, Suffers 100 Fractures – Newsweek: Woman Practicing Extreme Yoga Survives 80-foot Fall from Her Balcony, Suffers 100 Fractures Newsweek Alexa Terrazas López from Nuevo Leon is in… https://t.co/njIM98pVvQ
— Fredrica Nick (@FreddieNick) August 27, 2019
According to the outlet, neighbors said they were used to seeing Terrazas perform the dangerous stunt from her balcony’s edge.
The Nuevo Leon Attorney General’s office opened up an investigation and found that the balcony’s rail did not have any structural damages.
Terrazas, who as of Monday afternoon was listed in critical condition, suffered fractures to both of her legs and arms as well as her hips and head.
Alexa Terrazas Instagram
Alexa Terrazas might not be able to walk for three years after the six-floor plunge from her apartment balcony. https://t.co/kI3yIgbsGK
— Philip A. Ohlund (@philipaohlund) August 27, 2019
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Alexa Terrazas is in critical condition after falling from the rail of her sixth-floor apartment balcony Saturday in Nuevo Leon, Mexico
- A viral photo shows the 23-year-old student handing upside down from her balcony moments before she fell
- Terrazas suffered fractures to both of her legs and arms, hips and head
- The Nuevo Leon State Attorney General’s office found that there were no structural damages to the balcony rail