Joel Schallhorn shared this heartfelt tribute to Dave Mirra, including some footage of Joel riding one of Mirra’s old models. Here is what Joel had to say:
“Dave Mirra was an inspiration to millions. His death is a tragic loss for not just the BMX community but all the communities he’s inspired in his life.My heart goes out to his family and friends. He inspired me to pick up a bike and become who I am today. For that I can’t thank him enough. He will always be my hero.