dave mirra

The tragic news that BMX icon Dave Mirra has passed away has spread through the internet this morning.

Dave’s impact on the sport was so great that not only was he one of the most respected riders in recent memory, he was a household name.

Whether it was through his famous video game or the catalogue of tricks he had in his pocket, Dave was always on hand to inspire, and in that respect, nothing has changed.

The tributes have been pouring in online since the devastating story broke. Here are just some of the touching messages from the action sports community and beyond:

Waking up and seen this news I can t even understand if it's real or I am having a bad dream ! We already lost this...

Posted by Cedric Gracia on Thursday, February 4, 2016