Snowmobiler Caleb Moore in critical condition after Winter X Games crash

Snowmobile rider Caleb Moore is in critical condition and clinging to life following a crash Thursday at the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colo.

"Caleb is not doing good at all," Moore's grandfather, Charles, told The Denver Post on Monday.  "The prognosis is not good at all. It's almost certain he's not going to make it."

Moore, 25, of Krum, Texas, was injured during the snowmobile freestyle final when he failed to complete a flip and his vehicle's skis clipped the landing, sending Moore flying over the handlebars and face-first into the ramp. His snowmobile then landed on top of him, knocking him unconscious, but Moore eventually walked off the course with assistance and was rushed to Aspen Valley Hospital with a concussion.While there, doctors discovered bleeding around Moore's heart and had him airlifted to the hospital in Grand Junction for emergency surgery Friday. A family spokeswoman said Sunday that the cardiac injury led to "a secondary complication involving his brain" but didn't provide details."Caleb is in critical condition and is being closely monitored," family spokeswoman Chelsea Lawson told The Denver Post.Prayers and well-wishes have been pouring in on Moore's Facebook fan page since the accident."The Moores want to express their gratitude to all of Caleb's fans, friends and family for their strong support and ask for continued prayers in the coming days," added Lawson. "The family will not be making any other public statements for the time being. Thank you for respecting the family's privacy during this difficult time."– Kelly BurgessImage of Caleb Moore at last year's Winter X Games courtesy of Eric Lars Bakke / ESPN Images

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