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New Zealand rider Chris Swallow dies in Classic TT crash

Sat, 24 Aug 2019

Tributes are being paid to a rider who has died after coming off his bike during the Classic TT.

37-year-old Chris Swallow from Wellington in New Zealand passed away during an accident at Ballaugh Bridge during the Senior Classic TT Race.

Chris was an experienced competitor.  He made his debut in the 2007 Manx Grand Prix and was a regular competitor in the Classic TT Races. 

He achieved two runner-up places in the 2012 Classic Manx Grand Prix – the 350cc and 500cc Races - and was fourth in last year’s Senior Classic TT Race.



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