Mother-of-three fighting for her life after freak zip line accident at Belrose ...

PICTURED: Mother-of-three fighting for life after severing her spinal cord and smashing her skull after being flung from a flying fox into a tree in front of her horrified family Claire Willmott fighting for her life after a freak zip line accident at Belrose The 37-year-old was riding the flying fox during a family gathering on Sunday  As she rode the line, the braking system failed and hurled her from seat into tree Emergency services treated her for a severed spine and badly wounded head 

By Aidan Wondracz and Claudia Poposki For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 00:22 BST, 22 May 2019 | Updated: 00:22 BST, 22 May 2019

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A mother-of-three continues to fight for her life after she severed her spinal cord and smashed her skull in a freak zip line accident.

Claire Willmott, 37, was riding the 40 metre-long cable during a family gathering at a home on Morgan Road at Belrose, in Sydney's northern beaches on Sunday.

The pharmaceutical senior executive was one of more than 20 people who had gathered at the property, with several children taking turns on the ride in the lead-up to the accident, Daily Telegraph reported.

The cable had been strung up between two trees in the backyard and sat about 2.5m above

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