By: Savannah Smith | 06-11-2018 | News
Photo credit: Bode Miller Instagram

Olympic Gold Medalist Bode Miller’s 19-Month Old Daughter Drowns in Pool

Olympic gold medalist Bode Miller’s 19-month old baby drowned in a pool in a news that shocked the U.S. skiing community.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Olympic gold medal skier Bode Miller announced today that his 19-month-old daughter, Emmy, has died. <a href="https://t.co/RYqBrdCnLE">https://t.co/RYqBrdCnLE</a> <a href="https://t.co/NmcbTRfMtF">pic.twitter.com/NmcbTRfMtF</a></p>&mdash; ABC News (@ABC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ABC/status/1006365352891244544?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 12, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Paramedics were called to rescue the baby at a house in Coto de Caza in Orange County, California. The responders tried to revive Emeline Miller. She was brought to a hospital where she died Sunday evening.

The unfortunate incident happened on Saturday and authorities say it is under investigation.

Bode Miller took to social media to express his grief and devastation with what happened to her little daughter. He wrote: “We are beyond devastated. Never in a million years did we think we would experience a pain like this. Her love, her light, her spirit will never be forgotten.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Awful. Every parent’s worst nightmare. <br><br>Bode Miller’s 19-month-old daughter passed away following a tragic pool accident, per TMZ. <a href="https://t.co/BHCf2QmPCs">https://t.co/BHCf2QmPCs</a><br><br>Bode’s post on Instagram: <a href="https://t.co/CsXHZq1deQ">pic.twitter.com/CsXHZq1deQ</a></p>&mdash; Dan Linden (@DanLinden) <a href="https://twitter.com/DanLinden/status/1006318880799719425?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 11, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Miller is considered the most successful American skier in international competition with multiple World Cup victories and a total of six medals, including a gold, in three Winter Games.

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team tweeted their sympathies to Miller and his family at this tough time.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">It is with the utmost sadness that we learned today of the passing of <a href="https://twitter.com/MillerBode?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@MillerBode</a>&#39;s daughter Emmy. The thoughts and prayers of everyone at U.S. Ski &amp; Snowboard and across the whole snowsports world are with Bode, his wife Morgan and their family at this time.</p>&mdash; U.S. Ski &amp; Snowboard Team (@usskiteam) <a href="https://twitter.com/usskiteam/status/1006325352665210881?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 12, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Miller married Morgan Beck, a professional beach volleyball player, and model, in 2012. They also have a son, Edward Nash Skan Miller, born in 2015.

Miller also posted on Instagram on Easter Sunday that his wife is expecting another child in October.

The skier has two other children from previous relationships.

Social media users also sent their condolences to Miller and his family for their loss.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/MillerBode?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@MillerBode</a> I’m so, so sorry for your loss. Sending all my love to you and your whole family ❤️</p>&mdash; Peter Vybiral (@PeterVybiral) <a href="https://twitter.com/PeterVybiral/status/1006458205394886656?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 12, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Much love to the family.❤️Heartbreaking.</p>&mdash; All_About_Adams (@all_about_adams) <a href="https://twitter.com/all_about_adams/status/1006461122625638400?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 12, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">My heart breaks for the Millers. Rest in heaven, sweet little angel. 💔</p>&mdash; Debra 🦋 (@deflep1969) <a href="https://twitter.com/deflep1969/status/1006413440674680838?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 12, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Every Parents worst nightmare losing a child, sending lots of love and hugs to the Miller family</p>&mdash; Arlene L Isenberg (@IsenbergArlene) <a href="https://twitter.com/IsenbergArlene/status/1006395609220354048?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 12, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Our prayers, and thoughts are with you and your wife and family during this time of sorrow. May Emmy be forever watching over you all and may her memories ease the burden of your loss. She will always remember you as you remember her. Stay Strong. God Bless</p>&mdash; Barbie (@barbiedrhea) <a href="https://twitter.com/barbiedrhea/status/1006393975312437248?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 12, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Source:

https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/nation-world/19-month-old-daughter-of-skier-bode-miller-drowns-in-pool/507-563401295

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