Paraplegic skier dies at A-Basin after hard fall
May 27, 2011
The Summit County Coroner’s Office reports that a paraplegic skier died Thursday at Arapahoe Basin. According to a press release, witnesses say Jack Ward, 51, of Golden caught an edge on his sit-ski and impacted the snow very hard Thursday afternoon.
Ward was considered an excellent skier and was at the Basin marking his 25th year as a paraplegic with a day on the hill.