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Topic - Caleb Moore
The decision comes after two horrific snowmobiling incidents last January in Aspen, Colo., including the death of Caleb Moore from injuries he sustained when his 450-pound sled rolled over him after a backflip gone wrong during a freestyle competition.
The 25-year-old innovative freestyle snowmobile rider Caleb Moore has died after being injured in a crash last week during the Winter X Games in Colorado.
Snowmobiler Caleb Moore died Thursday after being injured in a crash last week during the Winter X Games in Colorado.
Moore's grandfather told The Denver Post the prognosis isn't good and that it's "almost certain" the 25-year-old won't recover.
"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," they said, noting that Moore was hurt performing a move he had done several times before.