Rest in Peace Nik Zoricic

March 12, 2012 Updated: October 1, 2015
It was confirmed that Canadian skier Nik Zoricic died last Saturday after suffering severe head injuries after a fall in Grindelwald, Switzerland. (Francis Bompard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
It was confirmed that Canadian skier Nik Zoricic died last Saturday after suffering severe head injuries after a fall in Grindelwald, Switzerland. (Francis Bompard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

“It was with great sadness we learned that Canada lost a member of its sport community today. On behalf of the Canadian Olympic Committee, I extend heartfelt condolences to the friends, family and teammates of Nik Zoricic, as well as to all those at Alpine Canada. Nik was an inspiring example of the passion in sport so important to our national pride and identity. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and everyone in the ski and sport community during this difficult time.” Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee