Tweet says "We will pay tribute to Stevie Smith with a memorial run in Fort William. More details soon."
It looks Connor Fearon’s suggestion is going to happen after all. Should be pretty special.
Canadian Stevie Smith, one of the genuine stars of World Cup Downhill racing, died earlier this week as a result of a brain injury sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was 26 years old.
Here’s the recent Tweet from the UCI confirming their intention to perform a tribute to Smith…
There’s not a whole load of information to go on yet but we shall update you with any more info as and when we get it from the UCI.
The next round of the UCI World Cup Downhill Champs is hosted at Fort William on 4th-5th June.
Here’s the original Instagram suggestion/plea from Fearon…
Stevie Smith Legacy Fund
Smith’s family have begun a Stevie Smith Legacy Fund at www.gofundme.com/23k7fus and donations will go towards assisting young athletes.
A Celebration Of Life will be held on May 21st at 1pm at the Vancouver Island Convention Centre, Nanaimo.