BMX Legend, Dave Mirra, Dies

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February 5, 2016

BMX legend – and we don’t use the word lightly – Dave Mirra has died in what appears to be a suicide.

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Dave Mirra, flying in the early days

The news report from Greenville, Carolina, indicates that Mirra shot himself in his truck, parked outside a friend’s house. The world of sport has been rocked by it, with plaudits coming from Tony Hawk, Cedric Gracia, Carey Hart and the whole world of BMX. He was 41.

owkay clothing, dave mirra

The news report can be found here:
http://www.wcti12.com/news/greenville-police-famous-bmx-rider-dave-mirra-dies-of-apparent-suicide/37825742

We’d like to add that Mirra was an inspiration to us too, showing just how physics-defying a greqt BMXer can be. So let’s leave you with a couple of minutes of Mirra brilliance:

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RIP good sir.

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