Kelly McGarry

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Birthday
17, 1982
Birthplace
New Zealand
Death Date
Feb 1, 2016 (33)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
17, 1982
Birthplace
New Zealand
Death Date
Feb 1, 2016 (33)

About

Former mountain biker who became an icon in the sport for his fearlessness and daring. He passed away on February 1, 2016 after suffering a heart attack while training in New Zealand.

Before Fame

He started out as a BMX rider, but literally outgrew the sport (he stood almost six and a half feet tall) and transitioned to mountain biking.

Trivia

One of his most famous, and most daring, stunts came at the 2013 Red Bull Rampage, where he backflipped over a 72-foot gap.

Family Life

He grew up in Wakefield, a small town at the northern end of the southern island of New Zealand.

Associated With

Cam Zink was among the many riders to express his condolences after learning of McGarry's death.