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.