“By now the majority of mountain bikers will know of the passing on Kelly Mcgarry, even most people I have talked to in NZ, who have nothing to do with bikes, have heard about his passing. This shows how many people he had had an impact on which is pretty cool!
Kelly passed away on the Monday and on the following Friday Kelly’s family held a memoriam in the Wynyard Terrain Park, a place he did a lot of riding and learnt and dialed in a lot of tricks. The memoriam started off with a ride from the top of Fernhill Loop where he passed away down to the Wynyard Terrain Park, the idea being to finish the ride that he never got to finish. A couple of hundred people turned up to finish Kellys ride, a quick moment of noise at the top (Kelly was never one for silence) and then everyone ripped down Salmon Run down to Wynyard.
At Wynyard there were another few hundred people which Read more