Dave Towle is one of the race announcers who help bring excitement and atmosphere to U.S. cyclocross racing.

The Boulder native was hospitalized with acute pancreatitis over the weekend and is currently in the ICU.

Our Cyclocross Magazine team wants to wish Towle a speedy recovery.

Towle’s friend and colleague Bill Marshall has set up a fundraiser to help offset Towle’s costs.

His message:

This is going out to the entire cycling community around the globe! Dave Towle was admitted this weekend to the ICU at Boulder Community Hospital with a case acute pancreatitis. He is currently sedated but in stable condition and is not able to take visitors. As a long time friend and co-worker of Dave’s, I can tell you he would appreciate any contributions that you could make to help him in a difficult time. He’s touched many of your lives in the sport of cycling and now it’s time to touch his in a more impactful way. From all of us in the cycling community, get well soon Dave Towle!