Pro freeskier Dave Treadway dies in backcountry accident
PEMBERTON, British Columbia (AP) — Canadian professional freeskier Dave Treadway has died in a backcountry accident north of Whistler. He was 34.
A statement on Treadway’s website said he died Monday near Rhododendron Mountain, not far from his Pemberton-area home. Pemberton Search and Rescue confirmed it responded Monday after learning the skier had fallen about 100 feet into a crevasse.
Treadway is survived by wife Tessa and two young sons. Tessa also is pregnant with the couple’s third child.