From the pages of Digital BMX…..
In the last couple of hours the sad news of Dane’s passing has come to light. Its always sad when someone dies, but especially when its someone who had progressed a sport you love so much and pushed it to new things. I didn’t personaly know him but thoughts go out to his friends and family. Searls died 23years old.
“Im gonna miss my good friend. Dane u were as real as it gets. A great Bmx rider & a great mate. I’ll be thinkin of u every time I ride” – Corey Bohan
“So sad that Dane has left the world. I’ll miss you mate. Thanks for all the memories. You did Aus BMX so proud over the years. R.I.P” – Colin Mackay
“Nothing but amazing times with an amazing person! I love you searlsy. Rest easy now mate, u will always be in my heart.” – Cam White
Extra news links:
Dane riding a trails line in France: http://youtu.be/TsNn8hsUYfc
Giants Of Dirt Part1: http://youtu.be/7p1Qrf1nUTM
Giants Of Dirt Part2: http://youtu.be/FVEhRA_JqfA
Original article here