While his older brother, Bode, became a star on the ski racing circuit Chelone, 29, specialized in boardcross, in which snowboarders race around a course filled with tight turns, jumps, narrow chutes, berms and steep hills. In this past year Miller finished fourth in the Sprint U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix in at the Canyons and won the Banzai Tour at the Sugar Bowl Resort.
Boardcross became an Olympic event in 2006. Miller hoped to make the team for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Chelone Miller had a history with of seizures. According to a statement by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Miller’s seizure may have stemmed from his 2005 motorcycle crash, which left him in a coma for 11 days.
Our thoughts are with Chelone’s family and friends.