Associated Press, Published January 27 2013
Snowmobiler has complication after Winter X crashASPEN, Colo. – Snowmobile rider Caleb Moore has had a “secondary complication involving his brain” after a crash at the Winter X Games led to bleeding around his heart.
The Moore family released a statement Sunday, but provided no further details, only the rider “continues to be monitored in ICU.”
The 25-year-old was per-forming a flip Thursday when he clipped the top of a jump. He went over the handlebars and the heavy sled rolled over him. He walked off the course with help and transported to a hospital with a concussion.
While there, he developed bleeding around his heart and was flown to Grand Junction for surgery Friday.