On 9th October 2019, Jordie Lunn passed away in Mexico. The racer-cum-free rider was 36 years of age.
Early reports cited fatal head injury suffered following a freak biking crash as Jordie’s cause of death.
When Jordie got into the accident, he was trail riding in Cabo San Lucas with riders/friends Brayden Barrett-Hay, Greg Watts and Darren Berrecloth.
Speaking to Pinkbike, Jordie’s family confirmed his death. Per the statement, the mountain bike legend died “doing exactly what he loved.”
Recounting his late friend’s last hours on Earth, Greg Watts echoed similar sentiments. In a press release, he expressed condolences to Jordie’s family.
Meanwhile, Darren Berrecloth labeled Jordie “one of a f*cking kind.” According to him, the legendary biker possessed the hug of a grizzly bear and a owned a lion’s heart.
Wiki, Net Worth & Accolades
Jordie Lunn was born on 22nd August 1983. He was a native of Parksville, B.C.
His mountain biking career started as a downhill racer. Competing at the 2003 Mont-Sainte-Anne, he was the fastest Canadian.
After recentering his interest in freeriding, he competed on prestigious events including “Red Bull Rampage” and “Crankworx.”
Later in his career, Jordie took to coaching and trail works. Respected by his peers, he garnered similar reverence among his students.
At the time of his death, Jordie reportedly owned six-figure sum in net worth. Nonetheless, his accolades and contribution outweighed his fortune.
Girlfriend, Wife & Kids
While still alive, Jordie Lunn lived his life to the fullest. Sadly, he never got to experience fatherhood.
In many ways, the pupils that he taught were his kids.
Engrossed in tattoos, Jordie Lunn was a behemoth of a man. However, his appearance never justified his kind heart. It was something only his past girlfriends and wife prospects experienced.
Last modified: October 11, 2019