Indian Pacific Wheel Race ultra-endurance race cancelled one year after death of Mike Hall in 2017 event

"Potential outcomes" of inquest into Hall's death lead to cancellation of Indian Pacific Wheel Race

Mike Hall (Credit: Kinesis/Justgiving)

(Image credit: Kinesis)

Organisers of the Indian Pacific Wheel Race, a 5,500km race across Australia, have announced that the 2018 race has been cancelled after the death of rider Mike Hall in the 2017 edition.

Hall, who founded the Transcontinental Race, an annual race across Europe, in 2013 and broke the round-the-world record with a time of 91 days and 18 hours in 2012, was killed in a collision with a vehicle while competing in the 2017 Indian Pacific Wheel Race.

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