Caleb Moore dies from injuries he sustained at the ESPN Winter X Games in Aspen, Colo. Moore suffered a concussion during the snowmobile freestyle final on Jan. 24.
Sad news to report in that ESPN’s Winter X Games competitor Caleb Moore has died from injuries sustained in a snowmobile crash at last week’s event in Aspen, Colo. Here is the statement posted to the X Games Facebook page:
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. 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
As a result of this accident we will conduct a thorough review of this discipline and adopt any appropriate changes to future X Games.
For 18 years we have worked closely on safety issues with athletes, course designers and other experts. Still, when the world’s best compete at the highest level in any sport, risks remain. Caleb was a four-time X Games medalist attempting a move he has landed several times previously.