Whistler woman sentenced in Peak 2 Peak BASE jump stunt

Kathleen Adams won't face a criminal record for her role in the incident

The 24-year-old Whistler woman who filmed a man jump out of the Peak 2 Peak Gondola last February will not have a criminal record, a provincial court judge said on Monday (Nov. 24).

Kathleen Adams was charged with mischief to property over $5,000 for her role in the incident. She pled guilty and now faces 18 months probation pursuant to conditional discharge and a $200 victim surcharge. She must also complete 30 hours of community service, write apology letters to the RCMP and Whistler Blackcomb. She's also barred from all Whistler Blackcomb businesses and land during her probation.

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Last February, a 25-year-old Ontario man pried open the doors of the Peak 2 Peak gondola, BASE jumped out and landed near the Whistler Sliding Centre. Police have not been able to find him and believe he fled the country. Adams later appeared in a YouTube video of the stunt. Shortly after, RCMP arrested Adams and charged her with mischief for the damage to the machine, as well as obstruction of justice for lying to officials about her connection to the jumper.

In a letter to Pique Newsmagazine after the incident, Adams expressed remorse.

"I was stupidly swept up in the moment and agreed to help capture the event on film," she wrote. "I didn't take a second to think my actions through, or think of the repercussions I might face. I was assured that there would be no harm done and I believed it. I became involved in this incident because I trust people too easily."

woman was arrested and is facing charges of mischief over $10,000 for the damage to the machine and obstruction of justice for allegedly lying to officials about her connection to the jumper. She was released from custody with a promise to appear in North Vancouver court on April 2. - See more at: http://www.whistlerquestion.com/news/local-news/whistler-base-jumpers-speak-out-against-illegal-jump-1.960860#sthash.bjwce9fY.dpuf

Last Wednesday, a 23-year-old woman was arrested and is facing charges of mischief over $10,000 for the damage to the machine and obstruction of justice for allegedly lying to officials about her connection to the jumper. She was released from custody with a promise to appear in North Vancouver court on April 2. - See more at: http://www.whistlerquestion.com/news/local-news/whistler-base-jumpers-speak-out-against-illegal-jump-1.960860#sthash.bjwce9fY.dpuf

Last Wednesday, a 23-year-old woman was arrested and is facing charges of mischief over $10,000 for the damage to the machine and obstruction of justice for allegedly lying to officials about her connection to the jumper. She was released from custody with a promise to appear in North Vancouver court on April 2. - See more at: http://www.whistlerquestion.com/news/local-news/whistler-base-jumpers-speak-out-against-illegal-jump-1.960860#sthash.bjwce9fY.dpuf
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