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  1. #1
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    Dave Mirra, BMX biker and veteran X Games star, dead of an apparent suicide

    Police say veteran X Games biker Dave Mirra has died in North Carolina. He was 41.

    Greenville police said Thursday night that Mirra's body was found earlier in the day with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound.

    (...)

    Mirra was an accomplished BMX rider and one of the most decorated athletes in X Games history, medaling every year from 1995 to 2008 and winning 14 gold medals. (...)

    He also hosted MTV's "Real World/Road Rules Challenge" and two video games carried his name.
    http://bigstory.ap.org/article/6cd31...parent-suicide

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    Very sad.. Just this afternoon he posted a picture of him and his wife calling her his ROCK.. I'm sorry he felt this to be his only option

    I wish everyone could read this letter ...





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    There seems to be a lot of talk about concussions and cte being a factor in his suicide.Very sad,I remember him when the x games first started 20 years ago.

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    My condolences to his relatives and especially his wife and two daughters !
    I wish he'd been able to get help.



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