Canada's Zoricic dies in World Cup ski race

Canada's Nick Zoricic has died competing in a ski cross World Cup event in Grindelwald on Saturday, organisers announced.

Canada's Nick Zoricic, top, speeds down during the skicross World Cup finals, Saturday March 10, 2012 in Grindelwald Switzerland. Zoricic died from head injuries after crashing heavily in the skicross event on Saturday, the International Ski Federation said. (AP Photo/Keystone, Samuel Truempy)
Canada's Nick Zoricic, top, speeds down during the skicross World Cup finals, Saturday March 10, 2012 in Grindelwald Switzerland. Zoricic died from head injuries after crashing heavily in the skicross event on Saturday, the International Ski Federation said. (AP Photo/Keystone, Samuel Truempy)
Canada's Nick Zoricic, top, speeds down during the skicross World Cup finals, Saturday March 10, 2012 in Grindelwald Switzerland. Zoricic died from head injuries after crashing heavily in the skicross event on Saturday, the International Ski Federation said. (AP Photo/Keystone, Samuel Truempy)
Staff members and medical assistants try to reanimate Canada`s Nick Zoricic who has crashed hardly after the finish jump during the skicross world cup finals, Saturday March 10, 2012 in Grindelwald, Switzerland . The race has been cancelled after the accident. (AP Photo/Keystone/Samuel Truempy)
Staff members and medical assistants try to reanimate Canada`s Nick Zoricic who has crashed hardly after the finish jump during the skicross world cup finals, Saturday March 10, 2012 in Grindelwald, Switzerland . The race has been cancelled after the accident. (AP Photo/Keystone/Samuel Truempy)
Staff members and medical assistants try to reanimate Canada`s Nick Zoricic who has crashed hardly after the finish jump during the skicross world cup finals, Saturday March 10, 2012 in Grindelwald, Switzerland . The race has been cancelled after the accident. (AP Photo/Keystone/Samuel Truempy)
Canada`s Christopher Delbosco, France`s Jonas Devouassouk and Canada`s Nick Zoricic, from right, speed down during the skicross world cup finals, Saturday March 10, 2012 in Grindelwald Switzerland . The race has been cancelled after Zoricic heavily crashed. (AP Photo/Keystone/Samuel Truempy)
Canada`s Christopher Delbosco, France`s Jonas Devouassouk and Canada`s Nick Zoricic, from right, speed down during the skicross world cup finals, Saturday March 10, 2012 in Grindelwald Switzerland . The race has been cancelled after Zoricic heavily crashed. (AP Photo/Keystone/Samuel Truempy)
Canada`s Christopher Delbosco, France`s Jonas Devouassouk and Canada`s Nick Zoricic, from right, speed down during the skicross world cup finals, Saturday March 10, 2012 in Grindelwald Switzerland . The race has been cancelled after Zoricic heavily crashed. (AP Photo/Keystone/Samuel Truempy)
Canada's Nick Zoricic, seen here competing in 2010, has died competing in a ski cross World Cup event in Grindelwald. (AFP Photo/Streeter Lecka)
Canada's Nick Zoricic, pictured in the 2010 Freestyle Skiing World Cup Ski Cross
Canada's Nick Zoricic, seen here competing in 2010, has died competing in a ski cross World Cup event in Grindelwald. (AFP Photo/Streeter Lecka)

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