( CNN) It was a beautiful Monday morning in the Austrian Alps when six young US ski racers set off for a day of freeskiing.
The 13 -minute “Off Piste: Tragedy in the Alps” movie, released by the Bryce and Ronnie Snow Safety Foundation( BRASS ), shall begin with a dramatic re-enactment of the moment immediately after the huge avalanche engulfed two future ski starrings on the US youth team on January 5, 2015.
Their four team mates frantically dug in the snow to find them, to no avail. When the two Americans were finally discovered, buried under 12 feet of snowfall, Austrian rescue workers tried to resuscitate them, but it was too late. Bryce Astle, 19, and Ronnie Berlack, 20, were pronounced dead at the scene.