Snowmobiler Caleb Moore, 25, died from injuries he suffered during a crash at the Winter X Games on Jan. 24.
Moore crashed in the freestyle final at the X Games in Aspen when his vehicle under-rotated on a back flip and he was struck by the snowmobile as he slid down the hill.
He was diagnosed with a concussion, but doctors later performed surgery for a heart contusion.
The following statement was released on behalf of the Moore family:
"This morning Caleb Moore passed away. He will be truly missed and never forgotten. The family wishes to express their deep gratitude for all the prayers and support they have received from all the fans, friends and family around the world that Caleb has inspired. They would also like to thank the physicians and medical staff at both Aspen Valley Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital, Grand Junction for their care and dedication. At this time, the family will not be making any other public statements. They continue to decline interviews. Thank you for continuing to respect the family's privacy during this difficult time. Arrangements for a celebration of life are being made and an announcement will be made in the coming days. "
Below is a video of the the crash at the X Games:
We are keeping Moore's family and friends in our thoughts and prayers at this moment. May he rest in peace.