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Popular Snowboarder, Luca Pandolfi Dies At 47

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Popular Snowboarder, Luca Pandolfi Reportedly Dead

A Piedmontese snowboarder, known in the world of freeride, Luca Pandolfi has sadly passed away at the age of 47.

According to reports, Luca Pandolfi, originally from Asti and resident in Chamonix lost his life in an avalanche that broke off at about 3 pm above Flassin, in the Gran San Bernardo valley.

The snowboarder was an expert off-piste snowboarder and well known in the free rider’s environment.

During the fall he lost the Arva device and the body was found under the snow by a canine unit of the Aosta Valley Alpine Rescue.

The victim was with a companion who was unharmed and who witnessed the accident. In the area, there was another group of three ski mountaineers who were not involved in the avalanche.

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