Remembering Jeremy Lusk

By: On: February 11th, 20090 Comments »Updated: November 5, 2012

Freestyle motocross rider Jeremy Lusk, known as Pitbull, died from injuries after a crash landing of a flip he was attempting on his motocross motorcycle during competition in Costa Rica on February 9, 2009.  He was 24 years old.

He turned pro at 19 years old and had achieved success in the sport internationally. Most recently, he won two gold medals at X-Games in Mexico during 2008 and was on the Metal Mulisha Moto Team.

Donations can be made to The Jeremy Lusk Trust Fund at  athleterecoveryfund.com.

About John Clay

John Clay is the author of MotorcycleInfo.Org. He and his family reside in North Carolina in the United States. A graduate of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation's Experienced Rider Course, he enjoys riding his Moto Guzzi in charity rides and serves as a volunteer motorcycle marshal for an annual bicycle charity event in the Carolinas.

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