Dave Mirra, BMX biker and 24-time X-Games medalist, was found this afternoon dead in his truck of an “apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound” in Greenville, North Carolina. He was 41 years old.
Backflips, I get. You launch in the air, you tilt backwards, and you flip. Front flips are a whole other story. You launch in the air, you tilt forward (which is downward but you’re still going up), and then you flip? Crazy talk. And this triple front flip from Ryan Williams? Definitely more than three times the…
Kids these days have no respect for supercars. Especially in Portland, where the bicycle and the Prius reign as king and queen.
There's a good reason why you shouldn't ride a BMX bike down a hill at 50 miles an hour with no helmet. You will crash, and you will eat shit.
Danny MacAskill's Imaginate is a pretty sweet little video of the BMX rider doing tricks through a giant kid's toy set like some Gumby stuntman. The best part, though, is when he jumps a Red Bull F1 car.
BMX Legend Dave Mirra is X-gaming over to join Subaru Rally Team USA in a 2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STI after snagging his first rally win in New Hampshire at the 2009 Team O'Neil Rally.