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#1 2016-02-04 4:17pm

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Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

Really?


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#2 2016-02-04 4:19pm

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#3 2016-02-04 4:20pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41


Still searching for my missing bikes from BITD. 1979 Blue Max serial: CI9 221346 and 1977 Webco serial: 42667. Both were last seen at Spoke and Sport Bicycles in Spokane, WA around 1984. $600 reward if found!!

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#4 2016-02-04 4:20pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

My wife just read the article to me, apparent suicide sad


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#5 2016-02-04 4:20pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

Just read that. Crazy.


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#6 2016-02-04 4:22pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

http://m.tmz.com/#article/2016/02/04/da … ies-at-41/


I really hope this isnt true, but Ive seen multiple sources now.  This guy ruled competition riding through most of my riding career. Amazing talent. Sad end.


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#7 2016-02-04 4:22pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

So sad.......unbelievable hmm


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#8 2016-02-04 4:22pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

Holy crap! Just saw that. Suicide. sad


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#9 2016-02-04 4:26pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

Wow, I thought most of TMZ's stuff was BS, but 3 other news agency thing said it too, this sucks!! RIP Dave!!


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#10 2016-02-04 4:26pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

sad


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#11 2016-02-04 4:27pm

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#12 2016-02-04 4:27pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

Damn..

Remember seeing him on MTV cribs about 10 years ago...  His house was somewhere in NC (Charlotte maybe?)

I wonder if he has (had) CTE?  He has suffered from multiple concussions throughout his career I am sure.

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#13 2016-02-04 4:29pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

RobS wrote:

Wow, I thought most of TMZ's stuff was BS, but 3 other news agency thing said it too, this sucks!! RIP Dave!!

All the majors feed off TMZ. The only news source that verifies stories before they post. Seriously. They're lawyers!


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#14 2016-02-04 4:29pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

That's a good point Theron

Rip Dave Mirra


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#15 2016-02-04 4:29pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

Peace be with his family!  sad

And +1 on the CTE.  hmm


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#16 2016-02-04 4:30pm

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Rest in paradise Miracle Boy

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#17 2016-02-04 4:31pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

Wow! That really sucks sad
I almost grabbed a local Mirraco the other day.


Until I experience one first hand I will continue to believe that "barn finds" are a hoax

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#18 2016-02-04 4:32pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

Wow, that's too bad.  I think the article said Greenville or Greensboro NC.


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#19 2016-02-04 4:32pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

RobS wrote:

Wow, I thought most of TMZ's stuff was BS, but 3 other news agency thing said it too, this sucks!! RIP Dave!!

Who woulda ever thought we would be considering TMZ as a legit news source??
If TMZ reports it these days....I lean towards believing it.
They pay big $$$ for insider info on the rich and famous.

They broke Michael Jackson's death story years back.   The other news outlets waffled and could not confirm MJ's death (ABC, CBS etc)....whereas TMZ was first and spot on with their source (s).

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#20 2016-02-04 4:33pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

sad

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#21 2016-02-04 4:33pm

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I can't believe this . He was one of the biggest  mid school inspirations with Mat Hoffman

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#22 2016-02-04 4:33pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

My gut just dropped. sad

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#23 2016-02-04 4:34pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

TMZ is more reputable than many of the "reputable" news sources.


Until I experience one first hand I will continue to believe that "barn finds" are a hoax

Wanted: Always looking for midschool stuff.

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#24 2016-02-04 4:35pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

What!

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#25 2016-02-04 4:35pm

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Re: Dave Mirra BMX Legend Dead at 41

sad

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