Student falls 80 feet from balcony while practicing extreme yoga pose

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A college student  in Mexico survived an 80-foot fall after practicing an extreme yoga pose on her building's sixth-floor balcony.

The New York Post reports 23-year-old Alexa Terrazas slipped from the balcony railing last Saturday and landed on the pavement outside her apartment in the northeastern state of Nuevo León.

Neighbors said they had seen her perform an upside-down pose on her terrace prior to her fall. 

Terrazas had reportedly performed similar death-defying poses on the the guardrail before but nearly died after falling and suffering 110 fractures including to her legs, arms, hip and head.

She was taken to the hospital, where she underwent an 11-hour procedure that required doctors to "reconstruct" her legs. She remained in critical condition on Monday

Doctors believe it could take up to three years for Terrazas to walk again. 

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