Update 10/10/2022 19:28 EST: Details have emerged that revealed that the foam pit was a collaboration between Intel and Levono rather than a program developed by Twitch. What compensation any injured person will receive remains unclear. Those using the foam pit are required to sign a waiver acknowledging the possibility of injury or property damage before entering. The foam pit was closed at noon on the day of the accident.


Popular content creator Adriana Chechik recently broke her back in two places after falling into a foam pit at the ongoing TwitchCon held in San Diego, California. The incident was recorded on video and the transmitter can be seen falling backwards before screaming in pain while seeking medical attention. Sheshik later said that she underwent surgery including the installation of a meter rod.

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“Okay, I broke my back in two places and am having surgery to put in a meter rod for support today. Send in your support,” Sheshik wrote early this morning on Twitter. “When it rains, it rains and I am definitely feeling rainy now.”

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It seems that Chechik is not the only one who was injured in the foam pit. Since then many banners progress He described conditions as unsafe, citing mostly minor injuries. For example, a streamer known as the EdyBot jumped into a foam pit just before Chechik.

“I am the other girl in the video and Adriana’s friend. She loves to hear from other people who have been hit in the same hole,” EdyBot He said On Twitter in a note indicating the possibility of legal action. “Please message me if you know anyone else who has been injured! I fell very lightly and still had a jolt in my back and had pain for the rest of the night.”

The incident has already started making the rounds on social media. “How do you respond to this other than a lawyer and expect a million plus?” asked Reddit user Annonyymmouss. “A meter rod in your back, dude.” It is clear that the vast majority of commentators are angry.


Reception on Resetera has been just as negative as Reddit. “Even if her medical bills were fully reimbursed and then some, I’m not sure if the money could make this quite right. A user named Sandcruller noted that serious back injuries often change the course of life.” How almost everything still touches Twitch is constantly running like an entire clown show?”

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