Cyclocross Star Amy Dombroski Killed in Collision with Truck While Training
It deeply saddens us to report that team Telenet-Fidea reported today that their well-known and much-loved cyclocrosser, American Amy Dombroski, was killed in a collision with a truck while motor pacing behind a scooter in Holland.
Dombroski was just 26 years old.
The Boulder and Belgium-based cyclocross racer had just arrived in Belgium after racing in Gloucester and was preparing for her first race of the season in Europe in what was to be her third European season. Her career in cyclocross has been an impressive rise to US and Euro fame.
Our hearts go out to Amy’s friends and family. We will miss you greatly Amy.
On a personal note, over the years of reporting, I’ve had the privilege of getting to know Amy as both a reporter and as a friend, and to lose such a wonderful, vibrant person is a huge loss. She will be greatly missed. -M.H.
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So sorry to hear of Amy's untimely death. Sporting icons like Amy inspire us all to embrace cycling as a great sport and pastime. R.I.P Amy.
Just shocked at this news. Heart felt condolences to her friends and family. So Sad and such a tragic end to a beautiful life.
Not gonna lie...makes me want hang up the road bike and stick with my original passion MTBing. Terrible news.
It is really awful. I thought I was just reading the translation wrong when I first saw the news break. Geez what a sad thing to read.