Seven weeks after a tragedy on the snowmobile course marred the Winter X Games, ESPN decided to scrap the best trick competition, saying it was a move the network had been considering before Caleb Moore’s death in Aspen.
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 was in critical condition Tuesday in a Colorado hospital after a dramatic crash at the Winter X Games in Aspen, and a relative said the family wasn’t hopeful about the 25-year-old’s chances for survival.
Concerns are riding high for X Games participant Caleb Moore as his condition remains critical at a hospital in Grand Junction. Safety is a concern after his and other scary crashes involving snowmobiles this year’s games.
It took a long negotiation, but the X Games are headed back to Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen.
Shaun White earned his fifth consecutive superpipe gold Sunday night, earning a perfect 100 on his third and final run.
The roar of snowmobile engines, excited chatter of commentators over loudspeakers and the cheers of the crowd create a jubilant cacophony in Aspen every year at ESPN’s Winter X Games.