|Posted by Chris Ow on January 29, 2011 at 1:23 AM|
Cycle News has learned that two-time WORCS Champion and ISDE Gold Medalist Nathan Woods lost his life today while practicing for this weekend's opening round of the 2011 WORCS Series in Taft,California.
Woods, from Paso Robles, California, reportedly was kicked off his bike over a tabletop jump and was airlifted to the hospital, where it was confirmed that he had passed away. Initially, we had heard that Woods died of head injuries, but we are hearing reports that he suffered internal injuries.
Woods was 32 years old and has a wife, Amanda, and two sons, Nate and Braxton
Our prayers go out to the Woods family.
Here is an official release from WORCS Racing:
Today off-road Racing lost one of the greatest off-road Champions ever to throw a leg over a Dirtbike.
Nathan Woods while practicing for the tomorrows WORCS race passed. He will be missed, Our Thoughts and Prayers are with Mrs Woods his Two sons Little Nate and Braxton and the entire Woods Family
God Speed #54
Very sad news and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friens.