Chris Davison’s tribute to Steve Smith #longlivechainsaw

by Malcolm McLaws Honored to have been involved in the production of this art piece of @steviesmithdh by @chrisdavisonphotography for Stevie’s Mom, @s_tianna. Chris wanted to do a piece for Tianna. The next day he gets a request from Tianna for one of Stevie. This is when social media works in a good way. Chris sends out a photo request to @maddogboris, @svenmartinphotoand myself. I sent Chris a shot of Stevie from racing A-line @crankworx. This is the amazing result! After doing the Steve Peat art print last week I went to bed thinking I must see if…

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Video: Beyond the Bike | Steve Smith

In the world of downhill racing there are two kinds of racers: riders that were born into that world of speed and riders that weren’t. The differences dissolve as their experience grows, but the foundation on which they’re built never goes away. White collar vs. blue. Factory-made vs. self-made. Purebred vs. mudblood. Steve Smith (or Stevie – it doesn’t matter) fits the latter group. He was born into a world that had nothing to do with mountain biking, but everything to do with deep love, endless drive and a few…

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Canadian “Chainsaw Massacre” Stevie Smith Passes Away

Canadian Downhill Legend Steve Smith Dies at 26 Rider’s drive, determination, and love for living will be remembered by all those whose paths he crossed World Cup sensation Steve Smith passed away this afternoon after suffering a massive brain injury resulting from an enduro motorcycle accident in his hometown of Nanaimo, British Columbia. He was 26 years old. “Today we lost a great person, who taught me about myself and influenced many,” says Devinci Global Racing Team Manager, Gabe Fox. “Stevie was a fierce competitor, an honest friend and a…

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