BY admin | February 1, 2013
Caleb Moore was among the most promising snowmobile rider and had made a mark in his very young age of 25 years. He was known to be the one who took the fight too far even in a game and his friends and foes always complemented for his success that came with years of struggle and hard work.
Though the game always looked a high risk game, but prior to Caleb Moore crash and his unfortunate death, there was never any other accident that culminated in death or severe injuries to any athlete in the last more than seventeen years when the game were started. Even Caleb Moore despite his daredevil stunts never felt any risk to his life, nor other athletes who also participated in the same gave ever felt threatened or out of control while driving their snowmobiles.
ESPN officials are feeling very concerned following the death of the snowmobile rider who already had four medals in his kitty. With his death after several days of struggle in hospital, many things are going to change with the games and security is going to be enhanced to ensure protection of the athletes during the games. In the meantime his accident video has gone viral and has been seen by millions and millions of people across the world. To be true, there was so much interest to know about the life of this young athlete that he was the most important search topic on the internet and his name is still trending on most sites throughout the globe.
The twenty five year old snowmobile rider had badly injured himself badly while riding his massive 450 pound vehicle during Winter X Games, ESPN’s most popular game in Aspen, Colo. The impact of the crash was so severe that he suffered numerous fractures in his upper parts of the body, making revival all the more difficult. His fans are still in a state of shock and are unable to reconcile themselves to the sudden demise of their hero.
So far the game was thought to be rather very safe and no other person ever lost his or her life during the 17 years history of the game and so the incident was all the more shocking. Caleb Moore was among the most celebrated snowmobiler and is known throughout the world for his daredevil stunts. Meanwhile in a press release ESPN said, “As a result of this accident, we will conduct a thorough review of this discipline and adopt any appropriate changes to future X Games. 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. Caleb was a four-time X Games medalist attempting a move he has landed several times previously”.