Dane Searls

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Dane Searls
Born (1988-02-22)22 February 1988
Umina, Australia
Died 25 November 2011(2011-11-25) (aged 23)
Southport, Queensland, Australia
Cause of death Fall
Occupation BMX Rider

Dane Searls (22 February 1988[1] – 25 November 2011) was an Australian BMX rider. He created Giants of Dirt [clarification needed].[2][3] He died 25 November 2011 after an unsuccessful attempt to jump into a swimming pool from a balcony in Queensland, Australia landing on his head and back, at a party for him jumping the 60 ft dirt ramp. He suffered traumatic head and back injuries, Searls died at Gold Coast Hospital in Southport, Queensland, Australia.[4]


  1. ^ "Dane Searls". Unitriders.com. Archived from the original on 21 March 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Tunney, Brian (25 November 2011). "Dane Searls and the Giants of Dirt". ESPN. Retrieved 26 November 2011. 
  3. ^ Tunney, Brian. "BMX visionary Dane Searls dead at 23". ESPN. Retrieved 26 November 2011. 
  4. ^ Jabour, Bridie (25 November 2011). "BMX star Dane Searls dies". SMH. Retrieved 26 November 2011.