Dave Mirra had brain trauma disease CTE when he died, doctors say

Dave Mirra, the BMX icon who killed himself in February aged 41, had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the chronic brain disease that has been found in dozens of former NFL players, a University of Toronto doctor has concluded. Several other neuropathologists confirmed the diagnosis, according to ESPN. Mirra is the first…

‘Are we a ticking time bomb?’ The BMX riders face up to dangers of CTE

Close friends of BMX racer Donny Robinson wanted him to know that if he noticed any changes in himself, if he got tired, or overly emotional, or simply didn’t feel right, they would be there for him. The calls started coming. Because those in the BMX community know about Dave…