A top off-road motorcycle racer, Nathan Woods, died Friday (Jan. 28) from injuries suffered in a crash during practice at Honolulu Hills Raceway in Taft, California.
Woods, 32, was preparing for the opening round of the World Off-Road Championship Series (WORCS) this weekend. He was airlifted to a hospital and pronounced dead after crashing on the motocross portion of the track, the Taft Midway Driller reported.
“Today off-road Racing lost one of the greatest off-road champions ever to throw a leg over a dirtbike,” WORCS announced on its website.
Woods is survived by his wife, Amanda, and sons, Nate and Braxton.