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Gravel star Moria Wilson found dead in Austin, Texas-Cyclocross Magazine

It’s very sad to report that Star Gravel Racer Moria Wilson died in Austin, Texas on May 11.

Her tragic death Suspected of murder, And the detective has identified the person of interest. She was only 26 years old.

Wilson was staying in Austin for preparation Gravel Roco Gravel Race on May 14th.. Wilson is a star in off-road racing and has won big victories this year, including his third Grasshopper Adventure Series race in March and the Racco Fuego 80K XC in April.

Moriah Wilson won the Fuego 80k mountain bike race in the 2022 Lifetime Sea Otter Classic. © J. Silva / Cyclocross Magazine

Following that victory, she won a 25-minute solo victory on the Belgian Waffle Ride two weeks later.

Moria competes in the 2019 USA Cycling Cyclocross Nationals in Lakewood, WashingtonFinished in 26th place, following winner Clara Hongsinger, and climbed the wide-angle gravel podium in 2019. Finish 4th in GrinduroA race for hack racing.

I met Moria at the Sea Otters Classic in October 2021.Specialized New Crux She was one of the booths to review the bike with me. I asked to take a picture of Specialized Crux and Mo’provided her bike.

Gravel star Moria Wilson and her new Cruz. © C. Lee / Cyclocross Magazine

Gravel star Moria Wilson and her new Cruz. © C. Lee / Cyclocross Magazine

Moria introduced herself and humbly said she was a Specialized partially sponsored gravel racer. After graduating from college, she moved to my hometown of San Francisco, where she raced cyclocross when transitioning from alpine skiing. I knew little about her Palmares and what she would be like in the future.

Gravel star Moria Wilson and her new Cruz. © C. Lee / Cyclocross Magazine

Gravel star Moria Wilson and her new Cruz. © C. Lee / Cyclocross Magazine

Moria Wilson died of a gunshot wound and the case is under investigation. This is a sad and incredible loss for the entire gravel racing and cycling community.

The family seeks privacy in this moment of sadness, but aims to focus on celebrating her incredible life.

Knowing the sudden death of Moriah Wilson ’10, we are stunned and sad. At the riverside, Moria was devoted …

Contributor Riverside school upon Saturday, May 14, 2022

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