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17 Photos To Celebrate The High-Flying Life Of Dave Mirra

Rest in peace, Dave.

Extreme sports fans around the globe are mourning the loss of 41-year-old Dave Mirra this morning, just one day after the BMX legend passed away in Greenville, North Carolina.

Mirra’s resumé is second to none: He amassed dozens of X Games medals, pulled off monumental biking firsts and was one of the most integral figures on the BMX stage for decades. To celebrate his life and his love for his craft, here are 17 photographs that showcase just how talented, passionate and one-of-a-kind Mirra was. He will be missed by many. 

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