Winter X Games Athlete Caleb Moore Undergoes Surgery for Heart Contusion After Terrible Snowmobile Accident (UPDATE: Caleb Moore Dies from Complications)

 

It has always amazed me how these X Games athletes do these tricks almost so flawlessly without injury. Sadly that did not happen during this years X Games in Aspen. Co.  Thursday night Winter X athlete Caleb Moore suffered a terrible crash during the Winter X Games Snowmobile Freestyle finals. Get well soon.

“While Caleb was being evaluated late last night, he developed bleeding around the heart and was urgently flighted to Grand Junction [Colo.],” an X Games Medical report stated “He underwent surgery this morning. The procedure went well, and Caleb is currently in ICU with a heart contusion.”

 UPDATE I: Sad news from the world of Xtreme Sports, 25 year old Snowmobiler Caleb Moore Dies After Critical Injuries in X Games Crash.

Texas snowmobiler Caleb Moore died today after succumbing to injuries he sustained one week ago at the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colo., when his snowmobile flipped on top of him in a violent crash during competition.

“This morning Caleb Moore passed away,” the Moore family said in a statement through family spokeswoman Chelsea Lawson. “He will be truly missed and never forgotten.



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    2 Responses to “Winter X Games Athlete Caleb Moore Undergoes Surgery for Heart Contusion After Terrible Snowmobile Accident (UPDATE: Caleb Moore Dies from Complications)”

    1. Tamikosmom on January 26th, 2013 5:06 pm

      Olympic luger dead after high-speed track crash
      Friday, February 12, 2010 12:00 AM

      WHISTLER, B.C. — The track on which a Georgian luger died in a fatal crash Friday is as much as 20 kilometres an hour too fast, an international sport official said Friday as Vancouver Winter Olympics officials launched a probe into the shocking accident which killed Nodar Kumaritashvili during a training run, only hours before the Games’ opening ceremonies.

      http://www.globalnews.ca/olympic+luger+dead+after+highspeed+track+crash/70978/story.html

    2. Tamikosmom on January 31st, 2013 2:10 pm

      UPDATE:

      Caleb Moore dies after X Games crash
      Published January 31, 2013
      http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2013/01/31/snowmobiler-caleb-moore-dies-after-crash/

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