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, コロラドアバランチインフォメーションセンター (CAIC) で言った プレスリリース.
Overton’s body was discovered when an employee for Telluride Helitrax
, a skiing and snowboarding guide service
, noticed a large avalanche
, “with a set of tracks entering a slide path and none exiting
“He did a beacon search from the helicopter and got a signal,” CAIC said. “Two guides were dropped on the debris field. They located the victim with a transceiver search. The guides excavated the snowboarder.”
Overton’s body was found buried two meters under the snow, according to CAIC.
Overton was sponsored by Venture Snowboards, a snowboarding manufacturer based in Silverton, コロラド.
“Words can hardly express our shock and sadness to hear of the passing of Devin Overton
,” Venture Snowboards 声明で言った.
“The world lost a bright light and kind-hearted soul today
. Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with Devin’s family and community of friends
. Ride in peace
, デヴィン. You will be missed.
Overton began snowboarding when he was
6 years old and spent much of his free time snowboarding in the San Juan Mountains
, 彼によると Venture Snowboards profile.
The avid snowboarder said in his profile that he lived for “brutally early mornings and painfully long climbs rewarded with magical views, blower powder, and a genuine feeling of happiness.”
“Nearly every day I can stand on a big peak beside a couple of my closest friends, with thousands of feet great snow below us, as I spin in a circle identifying all the amazing places I’ve ridden my snowboard before, all the crazy places I know I’ll soon explore,” Overton said.
Overton is one of
14 持っている人 died in avalanches in the United States this
2021-2022 winter season
, according to CAIC