Marko “Grilo” Grilc has sadly passed away during a tragic accident while filming in Sölden, Austria. Marko grew up in Slovenia and landed his first sponsorship at the age of 14. With limited riding opportunities at home, he ventured to eastern Austria to hone his craft.
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The Slovenian, who is the country’s most successful ever freestyle snowboarder, was part of a film crew inspecting a closed section of the Solden resort in Austria when the accident occurred, according to 24ur.com.
Austrian police reported on Tuesday that a Slovenian snowboarder had passed away and now the individual has been confirmed as Grilc.
Marko Grilc, one of the most accomplished Slovenian snowboarders, has been killed in a snowboarding accident in the Austrian ski resort of Sölden.
Media reports say he was part of a film crew inspecting a site for filming as fell and hit his head on a snow-covered rock in a closed section of the resort.
Marko Grilc was a family man. He shared number of pictures on Instagram with his kids and wife. The family loves to explore new things and travel. Grilc won different medals and titles in snowboarding. He is a X games medalist, World cup winner and many more.
On Instagram, Grilc is having 243K followers.
We learned that his wife is also pregnant at the moment with her third child.
The family loves to explore new things and travel. Grilc won different medals and titles in snowboarding. He is a X games medalist, World cup winner and many more.
Grilo was a relative unknown when he appeared in David Benedek’s 91 Words For Snow, but once the movie was released he didn’t stay anonymous for long. This – plus his contribution to The Gap Session – cemented his reputation as an amazing all-round talent who always knew how to have a laugh.
For the community, it was his genuine gratitude for snowboarding that made Grilo’s signature video series so fun to watch. He eventually became an international ambassador of freestyle — a platform he used to hype the next generation on riding.
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