Upon the news of Steve Smith’s death on Tuesday, many athletes took to social media to offer their condolences and to pay tribute to the downhill mountain biker from Nanaimo, B.C.
It's been an honour to have battled along side such a fierce and talented guy as Stevie, we've lost a real hero. pic.twitter.com/0wPyoFPiEk
— gee atherton (@gee_atherton) May 11, 2016
RIP Steve Smith. We will miss you. pic.twitter.com/3LPNCoAOHz
— UCI MTB (@UCI_MTB) May 11, 2016
— Crankworx (@Crankworx) May 11, 2016