A U.S. freestyle skier has died after being caught in an avalanche, his family confirmed. Kyle Smaine, based in Lake Tahoe, California, was among five skiers engulfed by an avalanche near a winter resort in central Japan.
» Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC
» Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews
NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver compelling, diverse and engaging news stories. NBC News Digital features NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com, TODAY.com, Nightly News, Meet the Press, Dateline, and the existing apps and digital extensions of these respective properties. We deliver the best in breaking news, live video coverage, original journalism and segments from your favorite NBC News Shows.
Connect with NBC News Online!
NBC News App: https://smart.link/5d0cd9df61b80
Breaking News Alerts: https://link.nbcnews.com/join/5cj/breaking-news-signup?cid=sm_npd_nn_yt_bn-clip_190621
Visit NBCNews.Com: http://nbcnews.to/ReadNBC
Find NBC News on Facebook: http://nbcnews.to/LikeNBC
Follow NBC News on Twitter: http://nbcnews.to/FollowNBC
Get more of NBC News delivered to your inbox: nbcnews.com/newsletters
#KyleSmaine #Skiing #Avalanche
What causes an avalanche and how do you survive one?
Rip Kyle Smaine, you will be missed
RIP from japan
RIP from Nagano
RIP🙏 from Japan
awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww lol 👏
RIP. He's so professional and great man to go skiing when there's an avalanche warning.
Mr. Smaine should have skied in Maine.
Must be nice to be skiing in Japan
I THOUGHT ALL THESE SNOW SPORTS PEOPLE WORE SELF-INFLATING AVALANCHE BACKPACKS?!?!?!???
Talented dedicated young athletes, dying wayyyyy too young.🥀🕯😢 Sincere condolences to their families and friends.
“ avalanche “
This story didn't mention racism, thank God. It's getting old.
did he roll into a snowball that get bigger as it go down
He was one of the good ones. RIP.
Sports is an abomination.
No business like snow business.