Olympic Skier Bode Miller ‘Beyond Devastated’ As Baby Daughter Drowns

Lawrence Kim
June 13, 2018

The toddler of legendary ski racer Bode Miller has drowned in a neighbour's swimming pool.

Posting a collection of pictures and videos showing 19-month-old Emmy, Bode wrote: 'We are beyond devastated.

'Our baby girl, Emmy, passed away yesterday.

He continued, "Her love, her light, her spirit will never be forgotten". In his Instagram post, Miller asked for privacy for his family.

FILE - This Feb. 6, 2014, file photo shows the United States' Bode Miller during the USA ski team's news conference at the Gorki media center at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

Paramedics performed CPR on Emmy before rushing her to a nearby hospital, which was unable to revive her.

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A spokesperson for the Orange County Sheriff's Department said that the death is still under investigation at this time. Miller and Morgan, a model and professional beach voleyball player, married in 2012 after dating for some time.

Emergency services arrived on the scene as quickly as possible, including Orange County Fire. Many of Bode's fans were quick to comment on the photo to send their well wishes to the family during this incredibly hard time.

"I think they worked on the baby for a long time", but could not save her, Bommarito said.

Miller confirmed the sad news in a heartbreaking Instagram post. He won one gold, three silver and two bronze medals over three Olympic games.

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The most successful US skier in global competition during his career, Miller recorded multiple World Cup victories and won six medals, including one gold (Vancouver 2010), in three Olympics.

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