Austin cycling community to hold memorial ride in Moriah Wilson's honour

Moriah Wilson en route to victory at the 2022 Rock Cobbler 9.0
Moriah Wilson en route to victory at the 2022 Rock Cobbler 9.0 (Image credit: PureGravel)

The Austin cycling community will hold a memorial event in Moriah Wilson’s honour on May 29, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. local time. The group ride will start from Republic Square to Deep Eddy Municipal Pool to “acknowledge the tragedy of the loss and condemn the violence that led to this loss”. 

Wilson was killed in a shooting in Austin, Texas, on May 11, currently under investigation by Austin Police. She was 25 years old.

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Kirsten has a background in Kinesiology and Health Science. She has been involved in cycling from the community and grassroots level to professional cycling's biggest races, reporting on the WorldTour, Spring Classics, Tours de France, World Championships and Olympic Games.

She began her sports journalism career with Cyclingnews as a North American Correspondent in 2006. In 2018, Kirsten became Women's Editor – overseeing the content strategy, race coverage and growth of women's professional cycling – before becoming Deputy Editor in 2023.