Magnus White, a vibrant US cycling champ is killed at 17: after being struck by vehicle during Boulder training ride. Details on his death explored.
Magnus White was a teenage rising star in US cycling.
On July 29, 2023, he was reported dead and following his passing many want to know more about his cause of death and what actually happened to him. Read on for more.
How did Magnus White die?
Rising star American cyclist Magnus White has died after being hit by a vehicle while training near his home.
The 17-year-old’s death was confirmed by USA Cycling only days before he was scheduled to take part in the world championship in Scotland.
The teen, who raced for Boulder Junior Cycling, was struck while riding near his home in Boulder, Colorado, ESPN reported.
A GoFundMe with a goal of $40,000 has been created to benefit White’s family.
Dozens of people have commented offering their condolences on the fundraiser’s page.
“Magnus was an inspiration and a good friend. I will never forget those days in covid going after school. This is devastating and I am sending my love!” one person wrote.
“I never knew Magnus but I’m devastated to see this. Wishing his family all the best during this time,” another said.
“Taken way too soon, thoughts with his friends and family,” one person tweeted.
“Oh my god, he was coming over for Worlds. Heartbreaking. Deepest condolences to his family, friends, teammates, the community. What awful news. I’m so sorry 🙁 x,” wrote another.
He began racing on the national level when he was just 10 years old.
White won the 2021 USA Cycling National Championship.
He then went on to compete in Europe, performing so well there that he earned a spot on the 2022 World Championships team.