Gavin Escobar Wiki – Gavin Escobar Biography
A rock climbing accident near Southern California claimed the lives of two people, including former Dallas Cowboys tight end Gavin Escobar and another woman on Wednesday, September 28. Rescuers were called to Tahquitz Rock near Idyllwild around 120 p.m. help, according to the Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department. The climbers were discovered dead after ascending a steep and remote area, according to authorities.
Escobar, 31, and Chelsea Walsh, 33, were identified as the climbers, NBC News reported. From 2013 to 2017, Escobar played in the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys and Baltimore Ravens. During his career, he had 30 catches for 333 yards and 8 touchdowns. He retired from soccer with the Alliance of American Football.
Gavin Escobar Age
Gavin Escobar is 31 years old.
In the tragic accident that took place on Wednesday there was some light rain in the area, but it was not clear if that had anything to do with the deaths of the climbers. Tahquitz Rock is a popular rock climbing spot 110 miles southeast of Los Angeles. The granite cliffs at Tahquitz Rock are notoriously steep.
Gavin Escobar, 31, and Chelsea Walsh, 33, fell Wednesday at Tahquitz Rock, Riverside County Sheriff’s Sgt. Brandy Swan said. Sheriff’s records did not indicate a cause of death. Swan said it seemed like a “total accident” that they died. She stated that despite the recent rain, it didn’t seem like the weather was a factor.
On Twitter, the fire department, the Cowboys and Escobar’s alma mater, San Diego State, expressed their condolences. Long Beach Fire (CA) tweeted: “It is with deep sadness that we announce the off-duty death of Long Beach Firefighter Gavin Escobar.
Hired on February 5, 2022, Firefighter Escobar was assigned to Fire Station 3 on shift B.” . The Cowboys posted Escobar’s photo and wrote, “Forever in our hearts.” In another post on Twitter, San Diego State Football wrote “We love you, Gavin.”
According to NBC News, San Diego State AD John David Wicker said in a statement: “We are devastated to learn of the passing of Gavin Escobar. Gavin was the epitome of a student-athlete and a leader on and off the field. Our thoughts and prayers are with Gavin’s family at this incredibly difficult time.”