Co-founder of Boise trails website dies in mountain biking accident

Boise - One of the founders of boisetrails.com died after a mountain biking accident on Saturday on a foothills trail near Avimor.

38-year-old Jason Delgadillo crashed his bike into a steep gulch on the Spring Valley Creek Trail, Delgadillo died at the scene despite life-saving efforts from his riding partner, he was wearing a helmet.

Delgadillo's got separated from his riding partner during the ride, it is unclear what happened or caused Delgadillo to crash, and an autopsy is the next step.

6 on Your Side has received several emails highlighting how big of a loss this is for the biking community, the outdoor community and Boise in general.

Emails detailed that Delgadillo was well known in the community, a great advocate for the trail system, and an amazing individual says one email.

Another email called Delgadillo a pillar to the Boise mountain biking scene, Delgadillo teamed up with Kirk Cheney to create a website dedicated to informing people about the trails in and around the Boise foothills.

Here is a link to a story 6 on your Side did back in January when the website launched.

Jason leaves behind an incredible legacy, but also five children and a wife, here is a link to a Go Fund Me page that has been set up for his memorial.

 

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