BMX icon Dave Mirra dead at 41

By Stephen Frothingham

GREENVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — BMX legend Dave Mirra was found dead here of an apparant suicide late Thursday, according to multiple news reports. Mirra, who was 41, was married with two children.

Mirra was one of the few BMX athletes to become known in popular culture, outside the sport. He was best known for his success at the X-Games, where he won 14 gold medals and 24 medals total. In 2000, he landed a …read more

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