A woman who made her name performing stunts on her motorbike and posting the pictures on Instagram has died after her bike crashed.
Russian police have reported 40-year-old Olga Pronina died after her BMW S1000RR motorbike left the road and hit a fence, smashing into two pieces.
Ms Pronina had more than 160,000 followers online and regularly posted videos of herself riding her bike at high speeds while she performed daring stunts.
Olga, who went by the username ‘Monika9422’ on Instagram was reportedly a hairdresser and also regularly posed in lingerie and swimwear while on her bike.
According to The Mirror Olga wrote about her bike:
I love it because it forgives me my foolishness, for saving my sorry ass, thank you for never failing me, for making my lonely nights better, for helping me to forget troubles of my life, for training my body and my brain.
I am grateful to it for the sparkles in my eyes, for the warm wind blowing on my cheeks when my visor is open, for unbelievable excitement and a feeling of flowing in the air, for doses of adrenaline
Thank you for gifting me freedom… and I know that I am not alone. There are thousands like me, those madly in love with their metal horses.
It is not known whether she was filming a video at the time of the crash.
Ms Pronina is believed to be survived by her 16-year-old daughter. Our thoughts are with her friends and family.
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