Teen ski racer dies in hospital after Lake Louise crash

A Lake Louise guest host directs skiers off the mountain after a power failure shut down all operations prior to the women's World Cup downhill race in Lake Louise Alta. on Saturday Dec. 2 2017. A 17-year-old ski racer from a club in Germany has

On Dec. 6, Burkhart succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

17-year-old German skier Max Burkhart has died following a crash during downhill training for the NorAm speed races in Lake Louise, Canada.

Officials from Skiclub Partenkirchen in Germany confirmed Max Burkhart was a member of their club and was badly injured during the competition.

Burkhart crashed into the netting and was flown to a Calgary area hospital by STARS air ambulance after being tended to by ski patrol, doctors and paramedics.

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A teammate told CTV News that Burkhart attends school in the United States and was not travelling with the team.

The North American Cup at Lake Louise is run by Alpine Canada, which is the national governing body for the sport.

Burkhart's death comes just weeks after French downhill skier David Poisson was killed during a training run in nearby Nakiska, dying November 13 after colliding with a tree.

"The tragic deaths of Max and David Poisson are sombre reminders of the risks these athletes take every day they are on the hill - the global skiing community is small and losses like these hit us hard. Alpine Canada and Alberta Alpine encourage the ski family around the world to support the athlete's family and teammates through this hard time", officials said in a statement to 660 NEWS.

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