David Cañada, Spanish cyclist, Died at 41


David Cañada Gracia was born on March 11, 1975, Zaragoza, Aragon, and died on May 28, 2016.

He was a Spanish professional road racing cyclist.

David won at the 2006 Volta a Catalunya, which was his best career accomplishment.

During the 2005 Tour de France, Cañada was in a break-away on stage 2 (the first open road stage); the attacked on the climb near the finish but was overhauled by Bouygues Télécom’s Thomas Voeckler.

He did not compete in the 2009 season, due to treatment for skin cancer which had been detected in 2007, and retired early in the 2010 season, having been unable to find a team.

David Cañada died unexpectedly after a fall during a cyclosportive.

David Cañada passed away at 41 yrs old.