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Anna Moriah Wilson biography: 13 things about East Burke, Vermont cyclist


Anna Moriah Wilson was a professional cyclist born in Littleton, Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States to Eric Wilson and Karen Cronin Wilson. Her nickname was Mo.

Wilson also worked as a demand planner for Specialized, a bicycle company based in Morgan Hill, California, USA. Here are 13 more things about her:


  1. She grew up in Kirby, Caledonia County, Vermont and attended Burke Town School in Burke, Caledonia County.
  2. Both of her parents skied for the US Ski Team. Her parents and her brother Matthew Wilson are based in Kirby.
  3. Her paternal grandmother Marilyn Wilson lives in Montpelier, Vermont.
  4. In 2010, she graduated from The Riverside School in Lyndonville, Caledonia County. In the same year, her maternal grandfather David Cronin passed away.
  5. As a nationally ranked junior skier, she placed third in the 2013 U.S. Junior National Championship Downhill event.
  6. In 2014, she graduated from Burke Mountain Academy in Burke. During her senior season, she served as the captain of the soccer team.
  7. In 2019, she graduated from Dartmouth College in Hanover, Grafton County with a bachelor’s degree in engineering. She was a member of the university’s alpine ski team. After graduating from the university, she moved to California and pursued a career as an elite bike racer.
  8. From 2019 to 2022, she won three races on a professional circuit and recorded podium finishes in 11 races.
  9. In 2020, her maternal grandmother Donna Cronin passed away.
  10. In 2021, her paternal grandfather Robert Wilson passed away. In October 2021, she and professional cyclist Colin Strickland, then 34, had a relationship while he and his girlfriend Kaitlin Marie Armstrong, then 33, of Austin were taking a break from their relationship. After she and Strickland ended their relationship, he and Armstrong reconciled and resumed their relationship. 
  11. On May 10, 2022, she traveled from San Francisco, California to Austin, Texas, USA. She was set to compete in a 157-mile Gravel Locos race in Hico, Hamilton County, Texas on May 14, 2022. While waiting for the competition, she stayed at her friend Caitlin Cash‘s apartment in Austin.
  12. On May 11, 2022, she went swimming with Strickland at Deep Eddy Pool in Austin. Later that day, she was fatally shot inside Cash’s apartment in Austin allegedly by Armstrong, who went missing on May 13, 2022.
  13. She died at the age of 25.

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