The sports world lost skier Nik Zoricic today after he was involved in a crash in a World Cup skicross event in Switzerland. The 29-year-old Toronto native crashed in the finish area in the fourth heat of the skicross finals.
Nik Zoricic sustained head injuries and was airlifted to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead at 12:35 Central European time. The cause of death was listed as severe neurotrauma. The World Cup races for today and tomorrow having canceled.
Our thoughts are with Nik Zoricic's friends and family he will be missed.