BMX Pro Dave Mirra Found Dead From Suicide

By Staff  |  02/05/2016

Dave Mirra

BMX pro Dave Mirra was found dead Thursday (Feb. 4) of an apparent suicide. He was 41.

According to reports, his body was found by police in Greenville, NC, inside a parked truck, killed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Mirra was a notable figure in the world of extreme sports, and his name headlined several BMX video games. Up until the 2013 X Games in Munich, he held the record for the most medals in history with 24. Of those, 14 were gold medals.

He is survived by his wife and two children.