Based on the assertion, the person was a part of a filming workforce exploring the terrain when the snowboarder, who was not carrying a helmet, fell and hit his head on a snow-covered rock.
Regardless of efforts to resuscitate the Slovenian man by his workforce and staff of the resort, the sufferer died on the scene, the assertion concluded.
Two of Grilc’s sponsors — Burton Snowboards and GoPro — confirmed the demise of the snowboarder through Twitter Wednesday.
“Our coronary heart goes out to his fiancé Nina and their youngsters, household, and buddies, who all shared his love and keenness for snowboarding.”
“He was a legend and will probably be actually missed. Our ideas and prayers are together with his household.”
Grilc is survived by his fiancée and two youngsters.
Born in Ljubljana, Grilc turned a distinguished title within the freestyle snowboarding scene over the course his prolonged profession.
Over the course of an 11-year aggressive profession, Grilc would file 9 podium finishes — victories coming through the Huge Air occasions on the European Cup in Croatia in 2004 and the World Cup in London in 2010.
His ultimate aggressive look got here within the World Cup at Copper Mountain, Colorado in 2013, and Grilc subsequently moved into a wide range of filming ventures referring to snowboarding.
“Snowboarding is so easy, it is mainly simply shredding down the mountain on a bit of wooden,” Grilc says in the direction of the top of the video.
“Simply the stoke that you just get from driving, from doing a sick line, and the happiness I noticed out right here was unreal. I am certain this crew of individuals could have tales to inform for years to return.”