Stephen Murray, certified BMX legend, started the Stay Strong brand after his life-changing accident in 2007. The accident, at the Dew Tour in Baltimore, left Stephen paralysed from the neck down. In the last ten years, Stephen has done some amazing things with the Stay Strong brand. He really is an incredible human. You can read the full story in his autobiography, Staying Strong, that came out exactly ten years after the crash. To learn more about Stephen, see our 10 Weeks of Murray series that explores everything from his background and family life to his current lifestyle and the Stay Strong team. Knowing and working with Stephen is something we’re very proud of.
ODI, the famous grip manufacturers, stepped in after Stephen’s crash and helped him create a Stay Strong grip. Not only are these great grips, they also continue to help with Stephen’s high medical bills. It’s a win-win.