British cyclist dies after falling into a ravine in the Pyrenees

Jennifer Hill, 57, was on holiday with her husband in the Haute-Pyrénées when she was killed in the Gavarnie area on Sunday

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A British cyclist has been killed after falling in to a ravine while riding in the Pyrenees last weekend.

Jennifer Hill, 57, was on a cycling holiday with her husband in the area near Gavarnie, France when she fell. It is believed she missed a turning in foggy conditions and plunged off the roadside on a steep mountain descent.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).