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End to End deceased identified as 71-year-old man

Mon, 09 Sep 2019

Nigel Park, Credit: IOM Constabulary
Nigel Park, Credit: IOM Constabulary

Isle of Man Police have confirmed the identity of the biker who died yesterday during the End to End Mountain Bike Challenge.

71-year-old Nigel Park from Glen Mona was racing in the event when he came off his bike at 12:30pm on Sunday 8 September whilst avoiding an obstacle on private land near Ballacraine.

He died as a result of his injuries.

Mr Park's family said in a statement: 'Dad was a regular competitor and keen mountain biker, we are understandably devastated by his tragic passing but we take comfort in knowing he was doing something he loved alongside good friends.'

 


 

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