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Winter sports star dies in a terrible training accident - he leaves behind his pregnant fiancée

2021-11-25T10:54:24.973Z

Great sadness in the winter sports scene. Marko Grilc is dead. The ex-snowboard star died in a fall on a slope in Sölden.



Great sadness in the winter sports scene.

Marko Grilc is dead. The ex-snowboard star died in a fall on a slope in Sölden.

Munich / Sölden - The winter sports scene is in shock.

Former

world-class snowboarder Marko Grilc died in a serious fall

.

The 38-year-old is said to

have stayed

on a closed piste in Sölden for advertising shoots

and fell in the process.

According to the police, Grilc is said to have not worn a helmet and fell with his head on a snow-covered rock.

Snowboard star Marco Grilc dies in a terrible training accident

Despite immediate resuscitation attempts by his companions, Grilc is said to have died on site.

He fell seriously a few years ago and had to be taken to the hospital in Schladming by helicopter.

At that time the Slovenian suffered a serious back injury.

With a heavy heart we share that yesterday, our dear friend and Burton team rider Marko "Grilo" Grilc passed away in an accident while snowboarding.

Our heart goes out to his fiancé Nina and their children, family, and friends, who all shared his love and passion for snowboarding pic.twitter.com/OOLfsztMwi

- Burton Snowboards (@burtonsnowboard) November 24, 2021

The snowboard brand "Burton" expressed their condolences on Twitter.

“With a heavy heart we announce that our dear friend and Burton team rider Marko 'Grilo' Grilc died yesterday in a snowboard accident.

Our condolences go to his fiancée Nina and her children, family and friends, who all shared his love and passion for snowboarding. "

Grilc leaves behind his pregnant fiancée and two children.

(smk)

Source: merkur

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