"We are beyond devastated," Bode's message began. "Our baby girl, Emmy, passed away yesterday. 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," he continued on Instagram. "Our little girl loved life and lived it to it's fullest everyday. Our family respectfully requests privacy during this painful time."
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The Orange County Coroner's Office confirmed with TMZ, Emeline Grier Miller died in a hospital.
It is unknown how the young girl ended up in a pool. Paramedics rushed to the scene and transported her to a hospital but were unable to resuscitate her.
Bode shared the 19-month-old with wife Morgan Beck -- the couple also have a son, Edward, who was born in 2015. The skier has two other children with ex Neesyn Dace.
Bode is widely regarded as the most successful male American alpine ski racer of all time.