Pro freeskier Dave Treadway dies in backcountry accident

Updated: April 17, 2019, 9:02 PM ET
Associated Press

PEMBERTON, British Columbia -- Canadian professional freeskier Dave Treadway has died in a backcountry accident north of Whistler. He was 34.

A statement on Treadway's website said he died Monday near Rhododendron Mountain, not far from his Pemberton-area home. Pemberton Search and Rescue confirmed it responded Monday after learning the skier had fallen about 100 feet into a crevasse.

Treadway is survived by wife Tessa and two young sons. Tessa also is pregnant with the couple's third child.


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