Olympic track-star, Tori Bowie, has passed away at the age of 32.
According to reports, authorities found her body after her family requested a wellness check. Her loved ones said they hadn’t heard from her for several days. They say that there were no signs of foul play, however, the medical examiner has not determined a cause of death yet.
Max Siegel, USA Track and Field CEO released a statement about Bowie’s sudden passing. “USATF is deeply saddened by the passing of Tori Bowie, a three-time Olympic medalist and two-time world champion.” He continued, “A talented athlete, her impact on the sport is immeasurable, and she will be greatly missed.”
In 2019, Bowie officially retired from running but stayed active as a coach and mentor to young athletes. Music producer Pharrell sought her out for a collaboration with SolarHu, calling her an inspiration.
“Tori is an inspiration to me and to everyone she meets,” Pharrell said. “After facing a few personal setbacks years ago, she persevered and worked her way to winning three Olympic medals and the 2017 100-meter world championship- making her the fastest woman in the world. Her inner strength is the embodiment of everything SolarHu is about.”
We will continue to keep the family and loved ones of Tori Bowie in our thoughts and prayers.