jueves, 31 de enero de 2013

X Games snowmobiler Caleb Moore dies Caleb Moore dies X Games Crash snowmobile death

Snowmobiler Caleb Moore died Thursday as a result of injuries he suffered in a crash in the X Games one week ago. He was 25. Moore, a native of Krum, Texas, competed on all-terrain vehicles since his childhood before trying snowmobiles four years ago. Family spokeswoman Chelsea Lawson released a statement announcing Moore's death, which occurred Thursday morning. The family declined to release any other details of his injuries. It is the first death in the Winter X Games, which had its 17th edition in Aspen last week. "We are deeply saddened by Caleb Moore's passing and our thoughts and prayers go out to his parents, Wade and Michelle, his brother, Colten, and the entire Moore family," ESPN said in a statement released Thursday. "He will be remembered for his natural passion for life and his deep love for his family and friends, and he will always be an inspiration to everyone he touched in the action sports community." ESPN added that it will conduct a thorough review of the snowmobiling discipline and adopt any appropriate changes. The company says it works closely on safety issues with athletes and other sports experts. "Still, when the world's best compete at the highest level in any sport, risks remain," the statement said. "Caleb was a four-time X Games medalist attempting a move he has landed several times previously." Moore suffered a concussion and was taken off the course during the snowmobile freestyle final at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colo., on Jan. 24 <b>...</b>
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