Aaron Robinson Dies in Chile

Snowboarder hit head in backcountry fall

Jul 20, 2011
Outside Magazine

Pro snowboarder Aaron Robinson died on Tuesday after hitting his head while riding in Chile. Robinson, 24, was on a run called Santa Teresita, near the resort El Colorado, when the accident occurred. He and snowboarder Blake Paul were shooting a movie for FunBlock Films in Santa Teresita, a backcountry area that is accessible from one of El Colorado's lifts and deposits riders at the resort's access road. Robinson, from Whitefish, Montana, was a two-time event winner of The North Face Masters tour.

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