19-Month-Old Daughter of Olympic Skier Bode Miller Drowns in Pool

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Bode Miller and daughter Emiline. image: AP

The 19-month-old daughter of Olympic gold medalist Bode Miller drowned in a pool on Saturday afternoon.

Paramedics were unable to revive the baby after being called to the Miller’s Coto de Caza, CA home at 6:30pm on Saturday, according to Captain Tony Bommarito of the Orange County Fire Authority.

Orange County, CA officials report that Emeline Miller died at the hospital on Sunday evening.

“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 … Her love, her light, her spirit will never be forgotten. Our little girl loved life and lived it to it’s fullest everyday. Our family respectfully requests privacy during this painful time.” – Bode Miller via in an Instagram on Monday night

Emeline was the daughter of Bode Miller and Morgane Beck, a professional beach volleyball player and model  The two were married in 2012. They also have a son named Edward Nash Skan Miller, born in 2015.

Bode had just posted on instagram that he and his wife were expecting another baby in in October.  Bode also has 2 other children from previous relationships.

Bode lost his brother, Chelone, in 2013.

RIP Chelone Miller | Brother of Bode Miller & Unreal Snowboarder

Bode Miller is the most successful male American ski racer in history.

Bode worked as part of NBC’s coverage for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games.

Emile and Bode Miller. image: Morgane Beck/Instagram

Drowning is a leading cause of death in children under the age of 14.

“Drowning kills more children 1-4 than anything else except birth defects.” – CDC

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