Mountain bike rider Rab Wardell dies aged 37, days after winning Scottish title

August 24, 2022

Scottish Cycling confirmed on Tuesday evening that 37 year old Wardell died in his sleep of a cardiac arrest.

Wardell won the elite men’s title at Kirroughtree Forest in Dumfries & Galloway on Sunday, overcoming several punctures to win on the final lap. His victory was described as a “show of incredible resilience” by British Cycling. The Guardian