Racer X is saddened to report the tragic passing of snowmobile rider Caleb Moore, who had suffered injuries following a failed jump attempt on January 24 at Winter X Games. Moore was 25 years old.
Motocrossers might remember Caleb for his ATV exploits, as he became a freestyle pioneer for that set. At the 2007 Steel City National (for bikes) Caleb and his brother Colten performed an ATV freestyle demo, complete with backflips. They both would transition into snowmobile freestyle and collect a variety of X Games hardware -- four medals for Caleb, specifically. Colten also suffered a crash at WInter X Games and suffered a separated pelvis.
Our thoughts go out to the Moore family. Below are links to additional news stories from ESPN and Sports Illustrated.