This celebrity goo was created by player Russ Wilhelm.
Scott Hardie provided the category and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Russ, and wrote the explanation.
publication date: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 (part of Winter 2016)
clue: Desiring to be hurled into the air by a medieval siege weapon is not the most sensible way to seek your thrills.
explanation: Yankov died as a result of injuries sustained when he missed the safety net after being flung from the "Trebuchet at Middlemoor Water Park" ride. more…
intended difficulty: medium
solved by: Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Mike Eberhart, and Scott Hardie