Jeremy Lusk Memorial Ride Day

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This February marked the two year anniversary of Metal Mulisha team rider Jeremy Lusk. Lusk 24 years old when he passed away¬† on February 9, 2009 after a tragic crash during an attempt to land a “Hart Attack Indian Air Backflip” in a freestyle motocross competition in San Jose, Costa Rica.

The Memorial Ride Day, sponsored by Metal Mulisha, Rockstar, Osiris, and others was held at Pala Raceway and encouraged fans to celebrate Lusk’s legacy

Lusk’s death sparked controversy over the risk involved in motocross, as well as every other action sport. Outside the Lines : Pushing the Limits, a special produced by ESPN looks into the controversy.