British cyclist and race organiserDied when: 35 years 300 days (429 months)
Star Sign: Gemini
Michael Richard Hall (4 June 1981 – 31 March 2017) was a British cyclist and race organiser who specialised in self-supported ultra-distance cycling races.
In 2012, he won the inaugural World Cycle Race.In 2013 and 2016, he won the Tour Divide ultra-endurance mountain bike race across the Rocky Mountains in Canada and the United States.
In 2014, he won the inaugural Trans Am Bike Race, a road-based event from the Pacific coast to the Atlantic coast in the United States.
From 2013, he was the principal organiser of the Transcontinental Race, an event similar to the TransAm Bicycle Race, but that traverses Europe.
Michael Hall was also featured in the cycling film Inspired to Ride a film directed by Mike Dion.Hall died after being struck by a car, just south of Canberra, during the inaugural across Australia, on 31 March 2017, after covering just over 5,000 km of the 5,500 km distance.