X-Games skier dies after fall at Calif. ski hill

C.R. Johnson flies through the air on his big air practice jump, at the ESPN X games at Pier 30-32 in San Francisco Saturday, June 26, 1999. The Bay Bridge is behind him. (AP Photo/Adam Turner)

February 25, 2010 4:28:58 AM PST
Current Olympians and others in the ski community are mourning the loss of professional free skier C.R. Johnson, who died in a fall while skiing a steep chute at California's Squaw Valley.