Caleb Moore in critical condition after Winter X Games snowmobile crash
Caleb Moore of the U.S. executes a jump during the motobike freestyle tour at El Campin Coliseum in Bogota on April 30, 2008, / INALDO PEREZ/AFP/Getty Images
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Snowmobiler Caleb Moore remains in critical condition in a Colorado hospital after a dramatic crash at the Winter X Games in Aspen.
Moore's grandfather told The Denver Post the prognosis isn't good and that it's "almost certain" the 25-year-old won't recover.
A family spokeswoman reissued a statement Tuesday thanking fans, friends and family for their support and asked for continued prayers. They declined further comment.
Moore was performing a flip Thursday when he clipped the top of a jump and went over the handlebars. The snowmobile rolled over him, but he walked off with help and went to a hospital with a concussion.
He later developed bleeding around his heart and was flown to Grand Junction for surgery. His family said Sunday that Moore then had a secondary complication involving his brain.
Moore, a veteran at racing and jumping ATV four-wheelers, won a freestyle bronze medal at the X Games in both 2010 and 2011, according to The Denver Post.
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