Josh Malay memorial scheduled for Saturday |

Josh Malay memorial scheduled for Saturday

Daily Staff Writer
CVR Malay Dies SD 2-29 Special to the Daily/ Bill Thomas Professional snowboarder Josh Malay, pictured here riding in Beaver Creek, one of Vails top riders died early Sunday morning of a head injury sustained while riding for Transworld Magazine in the Pyrenees in Spain.

A memorial service for Josh Malay will be held at Beaver Creek this Saturday.

Malay, a Vail team rider and Beaver Creek snowboarding ambassador, died Feb. 29 at 4 a.m. following a snowboarding accident in Spain.

The service will be on the mountain at Beaver Creek’s Spruce Saddle Lodge.

The gathering starts at 9 a.m., and those attending can start loading the Centennial Lift (Chair 6) at 8:30 a.m. at the base of the mountain.

Attendees should meet at the base of the lift at 8 a.m. Beaver Creek Resort is providing foot passenger with tickets at the lift.

Free parking with shuttle transportation to the lifts is available at the base of Beaver Creek.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to the Josh Malay Memorial Fund. Contributions can be sent to 2429 Champa St., Denver, CO 80204. For questions about the fund, call 390-3651.

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