Two people close to the production said the man had completed the course on the show's set in Santa Clarita, California when he needed medical attention. Wipeout contestants are given medical exams before being approved to attempt to course, which is overseen by a safety producer, paramedic coordinator, and two on-site paramedics.More news: SA pizza worker's lie to contact tracers caused harsh lockdown
"We offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and our thoughts are with them at this time", production company Endemol Shine North America said in a statement in response to the death.
Wipeout - originally airing from 2008 to 2014 on ABC - is getting an upcoming reboot through TBS.
TBS added: "We are devastated to have learned of his passing and our deepest sympathy goes out to the family".More news: Hatches Open: Crew Dragon Astronauts Join Expedition 64 on ISS
It's unclear how this will affect future episodes of the show. This was his most recent WWE appearance. I look forward to seeing fan responses both new and existing. "I can't wait to get started in rooting for our contestants!" "Wipeout is truly insane, and I'm tickled to be a part of this beloved show's comeback".
"Wipeout will feature twists and new elements that will push contestants' athleticism and determination to even greater extremes, all while delivering some wildly epic fails!"More news: Accused Kenosha shooter Rittenhouse says he used stimulus money to buy gun