Mountain Biker Dies In Crested Butte After Enduro Crash

August 4, 2015

The mountain biking community is recovering after an Edwards man was killed during a race in Crested Butte.

Summit Daily News reports that 40-year-old Will Olson died Saturday during the Crested Butte stop in the Enduro World Series, causing race organizers to suspend Sunday's events.

Mt. Crested Butte Police Department officials say two racers found Olson lying face down and performed CPR. A paramedic arrived by helicopter and pronounced Olson dead.

Olson is originally from Scappoose, Oregon.