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Marc Shaw Car Accident

HortonHorton Posts: 30,230 Administrator
edited December 2020 in News & Other Stuff
Details are scarce but it appears that Marc, his mom and dad were in a car accident Thursday night. Marc is currently in the ICU and the prognosis is unknown. His mom has some broken bones. Marc's father did not survive the accident.

If anyone as more accurate information please let me know.

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Comments

  • MattPMattP Posts: 6,242 Mega Baller
    I heard Marc is in the hospital with a brain injury. Sending prayers out for the Shaw family.

    If someone knows more again let’s us know.
  • darinmontgomerydarinmontgomery Posts: 22 Baller
    edited November 2020
    I received this from a close friend of Marc.

    “Marc is intubated and non-responsive. He has C2 fracture and fractures in his sacrum region as well as ankles and legs. Obviously the head trauma is the worst of it and it’s a wait and see thing as they deal with the swelling. All we can do now is hope and pray for the best.”

    I spent Thanksgiving with Marc and his family 30 years ago yesterday along with a few other guys from NLU/ULM. Unbelievably tragic, I always enjoyed seeing his father at tournaments throughout the years, RIP.

    Praying for Marc and his Mom
  • The_MSThe_MS Posts: 6,092 Member of the BallOfSpray Hall Of Fame
    Prayers are out.
    Shut up and ski
    adamhcaldwellMDB1056
  • RichardDoaneRichardDoane Posts: 4,550 Mega Baller
    So sorry to hear, Marc is one of the best Scorers I’ve ever met, his Big Dawg H2H program rocks and he was a fantastic help at Broho in 2015.
    BallOfSpray Pacific Northwest Vice President of Event Management, aka "Zappy"
  • teammalibuteammalibu Posts: 1,054 Mega Baller
    Your Cedar Ridge friends are Pullin for ya Marc!
    Mike Erb Cedar Ridge Canton Miss.
    Horton is my hero
  • EricKelleyEricKelley Posts: 299 Crazy Baller
    Our families prayers go out to Marc and his family. One of my all time favorites, both in skiing talent and integrity.
    MDB1056
  • ForrestGumpForrestGump Posts: 6,177
    Damn. No secret that I called Marc out last year, but no one wants this to happen to anyone. Man, I hope he improves.
    Shane "Crash" Hill

    aupatkingrogerw
  • HortonHorton Posts: 30,230 Administrator
    Marc was taken off life support tonight.

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    adamhcaldwell
  • bishop8950bishop8950 Posts: 1,211 Open or Level 9 Skier
    I will miss him, hanging out at events, working to organize events, skiing together and always having a good time. RIP Marc, we will miss you.
    darinmontgomeryUCFskierMDB1056
  • Chris RossiChris Rossi Posts: 316 Open or Level 9 Skier
    Marc will surely be missed. Heartbreaking news. Condolences to family and friends. We lost another champion way too soon.
    Dirt
  • ForrestGumpForrestGump Posts: 6,177
    To be honest, I feel like a dick this week. After the dustup with Brenda and Kyle last year and me calling them out and in turn, Marc, he reached out in a message or two here and even on LinkedIn. I just ignored him. Not because I didn't like him. I just disagreed with him. In hindsight, that was short sighted of me as he was just collateral damage in what they were doing. I always enjoyed being around him. This blows.
    Shane "Crash" Hill

    jayskiAndreThan_Boganmatthewbrown
  • LiquidZoneLiquidZone Posts: 17 Baller
    RIP Marc, a "true Champion" in so many ways
    Janie and I will forever have the memories of the great times we all had at events around the world.
    Dirtski4xtcmatthewbrown
  • Stevie BoyStevie Boy Posts: 2,193 ★★★★Quad Panda Award Recipient ★★★★
    Too Young, prayers for his Mum and Family, sad news indeed

    Addicted To Carbon Fibre

    Dirt
  • rawlyrawly Posts: 536 Crazy Baller
    Such sad news. I knew of Marc , but never had the opportunity to meet him. Sounds like I missed out. He and all of his family and friends are in my thoughts. Makes you think about life and how quickly tragedy can change everything. Knowing that his organs are saving other lives must make his soul feel good. He has given the gift of life to people that desperately needed it. There is something very special about that little red dot on your drivers license. Rest In peace my friend.
    darinmontgomeryMDB1056
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