Jason McRoy

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Jason McRoy (26 November 1971 – 24 August 1995) was an English professional mountain bike racer. McRoy was the first British rider to join an American professional mountain bike team - Specialized/2 Calorie Quest, and was a UK National downhill champion. He was killed in a motorcycle accident on the A628 Woodhead Pass between Manchester and Sheffield, England. There is currently a memorial up on this road where flowers and banners have been placed.

In 2009, he was inducted into the British Cycling Hall of Fame.[1]


  • 2nd Reebok Eliminator (1993)
  • Great Britain national downhill champion (1993)