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Caleb Moore competed on all-terrain vehicles since his childhood before trying snowmobiles four years ago. He passed away Jan. 31, 2013, as a result of injuries suffered in the X Games a week earlier. / AAron Ontiveroz, Denver Post via Getty Images

Caleb Moore was a rising X Games star whose life ended prematurely Thursday from the injuries sustained in a crash a week ago. He was only 25.

Expectedly, Twitter was abuzz with athletes who expressed their grief and condolences to the four-time X Games medalist and his family.

Here is a sampling of their reaction:

X Games @XGames: "We are deeply saddened by Caleb Moore's passing and our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Moore family."

Carey Hart, retired freestyle motocross and motorcycle racer, @hartluck: "So sad to hear about Caleb Moore. My thoughts go out to his family and friends. Died doing what he loves."

Jeremy Stenberg, freestyle motocross rider and off-road truck driver, @twitchthis: "Rip Caleb Moore. My heart goes out the the Moore family and friends!"

Tim Tebow, NFL quarterback, @TimTebow: "So sad to hear about the passing of snowmobiler Caleb Moore. My prayers go out to his younger brother Colten & their entire family #RIPcaleb"

Travis Pastrana, motocross star turned stock-car racer, @TravisPastrana: "So sad to hear about Caleb Moore. My condolences and prayers go out to his family and friends."

Fred Jackson, Buffalo Bills running back, @Fred22Jackson: "Prayers and Thoughts to the Caleb Moore Family!!"

Mike Mason, motocross rider, @Mike_Mason81: "Sucks losin another one.....Pumped I got to spend time with Caleb and make some good memories...He was a hell of a athlete"

Tom Crabtree, Green Bay Packers tight end, @TCrabtree83: "Oh no. RIP Caleb Moore."

Cory Davis, snowmobile racer, @CDSIX: "Tuff day hearing the news about Caleb passing away, pray for his family through these tuff times RIP Caleb thanks for the memories"

Ryan Kerrigan, Washington Redskins linebacker, @RyanKerrigan91: "The news of Caleb Moore's passing is gut-wrenching. Just tragic #RIP"

Levi LaVallee, snowmobile racer, @Levi_LaVallee: "Everyone continue to pray for Caleb and his family. Please donate to help. http://www.giveforward.com/calebmoore"

Austin Dillon, NASCAR driver, @austindillon3: "Just heard about Caleb Moore. I don't know what to say other than I'm praying for his family and friends. He was a true Action Sports Hero"



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