Squaw's chain of misfortune

Reflecting on the lives lost in the past three years from the Squaw Valley community

Originally Published: May 10, 2011
By Cody Townsend | ESPN Action Sports

The Departed Ones

Photos of the Squaw locals who've passed away in the past three years. Gallery

In sports and life, mythological curses are sometimes blamed for tragic chains of misfortune. For instance, after an accident in James Dean's Porsche Spyder sports car took his life in 1955, the car became entangled in a five-year-long series of tragedies that killed a race car driver, injured a mechanic and brought mysterious woe to many who encountered it. The vehicle, ...

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