CHILE (KGO) -- The co-founder of outdoor clothing company The North Face has died following a kayaking accident in Chile.
Doug Tompkins was out with a group of people in Patagonia, when six of the paddlers capsized.
Rescue crews pulled the 72-year-old out of the water. He later died of hypothermia in the hospital.
Tompkins also co-founded Esprit clothing.
This is video provided to ABC7 by PBS NewsHour which was preparing a report on Tompkins.
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