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The death of BMX star Dave Mirra has led many to wonder if brain trauma like CTE played a role in his suicide Thursday. Allen Thomas, mayor of Greenville, N.C., and a friend of Mirra, said Friday during a news conference that he thinks there might be a link between Mirra's death and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which has been tied to repeated concussions in NFL players. Comment?
He was the reason little kids tried to create separation between a tire and the ground whenever they bounded over a hump while riding their bicycle. He was the man that made Haro Bikes a household name for any athlete that participated in a sport with wheels. Comment?
Pro BMX biker Dave Mirra, who was one of the most decorated athletes in X Games history, was found dead Thursday of an apparent suicide. He was 41. Officers in Greenville, N.C., found Mirra in a parked truck, killed by what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to a statement released by the Greenville Police Department. Comment?
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