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Who is skier Kyle Smaine who died in avalanche, his cause of death, age, career, Instagram

Kyle Smaine was born on June 27th, 1991 and unfortunately, he died on January 29th, 2023, know the cause of death of the skier

Kyle Smaine was a well-known American freestyle skier. Kyle won a gold medal at the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding World Championships in 2015.

Who is skier Kyle Smaine who died in avalanche, his cause of death, age, career and Instagram

Smaine died in an avalanche in Japan on 29th January 2023, at the age of 31 years.

Kyle Smaine’s education and social media

Kyle Smaine had more than 20k Instagram followers and he always kept his followers updated with his skiing pictures and videos. He was a student at the University of Nevada and graduated in 2014.

Kyle Smaine professional career and latest news

Kyle Smaine was a US professional skier who was killed in the city of Japan after being thrown away 50 meters and then buried by an avalanche. Kyle Smaine was skiing on the Hakuba Norikura Mountain near Tsugaike ski resort on Sunday when he and two others were caught up in an avalanche. In 2016, Smaine was ranked 9th at X Games Aspen.

‘He was there visiting the country for promoting the winter in tourism at the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic,’ according to the outdoor magazine, Mountain Gazette.

‘Another man, said to be from Austria also died in the avalanche, while three other skiers managed to get down the mountain on their own,‘ police said.

Officers have so far declined to confirm any details about the two men. Smaine, who won a gold medal in the halfpipe event which was held at the FIS Freestyle Ski and the Snowboarding World Championships held in 2015 was one among the men who have died.

One person who is fellow US skier Adam U was with Smaine when the avalanche happened. He stated to Mountain Gazette, “We heard the crack. We realized that is a big one. We began running and then we got hit there.”

In a post posted over Instagram, a friend of Smaine stated, “It was supposed to be which is the last day of the trip so we were just out for a mellow tour to the freeski, as we had one of the best days ever skiing and shooting the day before.”



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