Patrick was a terrific person who was a friend, a teammate, and represented his country with a lot of passion for the sport that he loved to play. He was a teammate on the squad that won the national championship. Our thoughts, prayers, and deepest condolences are with Patrick’s family, friends, and loved ones, as well as the whole ski jumper community in the United States of America. The legacy that Patrick has left behind will continue to live on, and it will motivate future generations of skiers and athletes to pursue their ambitions with the same level of enthusiasm and commitment that he did.
We are sharing the news of the untimely passing of Patrick Gascienica, who was a member of our team, our family, and our friend group, with a tremendous sense of regret and a heavy heart. Our Norge family has been profoundly and deeply affected by this terrible loss, and we are filled with a profound and overwhelming sense of regret at his passing. Patrick was a dedicated athlete who was a treasured part not just of the community of Norway, but also of the community of ski jumping in general; his life and legacy will be remembered for as long as the sport of ski jumping exists.
During this difficult time, we would like to offer our deepest condolences to Patrick’s family, friends, and teammates, as well as to the entire ski jumping community as a whole. We are deeply saddened by Patrick’s passing. In this trying time, we ask that you keep Patrick’s family, friends, and the entire Norwegian community in your thoughts and prayers. We also ask that you respect Patrick’s family’s right to privacy as they grieve the loss of their loved one.
Everyone who knew Patrick recognized him as a fierce adversary, a model friend, and a successful role model. Patrick was well known for all of these qualities. Even though Patrick’s passing has had a devastating effect on our community, we will never forget him and will always keep him close in our thoughts and memories. This is despite the fact that his death has left a catastrophic impact.