Bode Miller is usually mourning the loss of his little girl.
The 40-year-old Olympic skier took to Instagram on Tuesday to thank his fans for their continued support following the death of his 19-month-old daughter, Emeline, who died after a tragic swimming pool accident over the weekend.
“Thank you for all the love as well as support as well as to our midwives @lindseymeehleis as well as @courtneykellis for helping us find the support our family needs during This kind of impossible time,” Miller wrote on behalf of his wife, professional beach volleyball player Morgan Beck, as well as the rest of his family. He also shared a picture of his baby girl sitting on his lap.
The Orange County Coroner’s confirmed the news to ET on Monday, while a spokesperson for Orange County Fire Authority told ET, “Orange County Fire Authority responded to a 911 call for a drowning on Sunday, June 10. Paramedics initiated advanced life support care on the patient on the scene, transported the patient to the emergency room as well as subsequently the patient was pronounced deceased.”
Since sharing the heartbreaking news, Miller as well as his family have created a GoFundMe as well as Meal Train account.
“Thank you for your compassion as well as warm meals as This kind of family grieves in a way which no parents should ever have to. As their community, we can make sure they know they are loved as well as taken care of,” the family wrote on the Meal Train website.
For more on the tragic accident, watch below.