We at Honey Stinger are deeply saddened to share the news of a fatality during the Steamboat Stinger bike race today after a rider experienced a medical emergency on course.
First responders were on the scene immediately to assist in medical care, but unfortunately were unable to revive the rider. Additional details about the incident are not available at this time, as a medical analysis is pending. In the wake of this tragic incident, our entire team at Honey Stinger sends our most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the rider, and to all who knew and rode with him.
While our hearts will be heavy, the run portion of the Stinger will continue as scheduled. A moment of silence in respect to our lost rider and friend will begin Sunday’s race.