EVENT: SAD DAY AT ROUND 5 ENDURO WORLD SERIES
By now, some may have heard from the grapevine that EWS Round 5 was prematurely canceled due to a fatality. It is indeed sad news for the MTB world. Our condolences for the rider and his family. Do ride safe everyone. And here's the statement from EWS.
ROUND 5 CANCELED WITH A RIDER MISHAP
The following was the announcement from the EWS organizers:
It is with the deepest regret that Big Mountain Enduro and the Enduro World Series announce that there was a serious accident during Stage 3, the first stage of Saturday’s race, resulting in the fatality of a competitor. The rider’s family has been informed and the competitor’s identity will be released in due course.
Emergency personnel immediately arrived at the scene. The competitor was treated on scene by medical personnel and transported to the nearest roadway. The Gunnison County medical examiner confirmed the fatality.
With respect for the rider and their family, this round of the Enduro World Series competition has been canceled. Our deepest thoughts and sympathies go out to the rider’s family.
A press conference was held at the Crested Butte Chamber of Commerce between 9 and 9.30am on Sunday 2 August 2015. We will be back with more updates.
All information by EWS