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Dane Searls: Giants Of Dirt Part 3

The Giants of Dirt Project began in 2010 when Dane Searls brought the idea to Unit Clothing, his sponsor. Over the next 12 months, together they built and tested the line of jumps in Boonah. Dane finally completed his life long goal in November 2011, by riding and pulling tricks through the entire set of jumps. Giants of Dirt 3 is the realization of Dane's dream.

157 Comments

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 Watched this earlier today on youtube, these were some of the best jump videos i ever watched. I doubt i'm alone when i say i hadn't heard of unit till i saw Dane Searls ripping it up. RIP
  • + 46
 Rip in peace big guy
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 it's a shame he didn't die doing what he loves, Ride In Peace Dane Searls!
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flag TheSpecialOne (Dec 20, 2011 at 8:21) (Below Threshold)
 how did he die guys?
  • + 48
 miscalculated a dive into a pool from a balcony... so tragic... Dane Seals is a legend and no one can take that away from him. Rest in peace brother.
  • + 11
 R.I.P man :,( !
  • + 17
 RIP deserves VOD
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 who didnt watch in full screen...?
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 I watched it full screen, full volume.
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 RIP Frown
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 I have the utmost respect for this guy, RIP
  • + 4
 incrdible lots of props.. you need a semi to hold his balls...... RIP
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 Such an awesome video! So sick! Just very sad to hear what happened shortly after the video was finished. RIP
  • + 2
 VOD for sure , Rip Dane!
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 Such a lad, massive loss to the biking world, you'll be sorely missed. RIP Dane
  • + 4
 ride in peace
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 simply insane
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 i miss you dane....... RIP
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 sickest video ive seen in a while!! its sad that hes gone!! Frown Frown Frown
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 Had the biggest grin ever watching Dane land the 60ft first go,biggest inspiration by far to my riding and digging. RIP Dane.
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flag MadMax883 (Jan 13, 2012 at 21:52) (Below Threshold)
 OMG i thought that guy up there was joking about the balcony thing!!!!! I can't believe he can do these insane 60 jumps, but died jumping into the pool. That really stinks. RIP
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flag jptothetree (Jan 13, 2012 at 23:36) (Below Threshold)
 i find your comment inappropriate
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flag westsyderider (Jan 16, 2012 at 0:52) (Below Threshold)
 imagine him in 5 years if he was still alive when he wanted to go even bigger. just insane. so sad to see him go. Maybe it was a sign he was pushing the sport too hard Smile rip dane.
  • + 1
 such a legend .... can someone tell me what song it is though
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 He could be part of the FEST tour if he's still live.
  • + 30
 A true giant of dirt. Ride in peace man, you'll be missed.
  • + 6
 awesome video! well worth the wait. good to see him finally get through and then to flip it too is so sick. such a tragic loss for the sport, no one was pushing the limits like he was RIP. this should be VOD definately.
  • + 3
 Watching this makes you think he must be invincible, can't believe he's gone :'(
  • + 12
 Legendary... He'll be shredding mega trails in heaven!
  • + 5
 Dane has always inspired me to ride, and to keep life real, everyone should look up to this guy. Have a look at what he's brought into this sport. His atmosphere he brought. The fun. The excitement. Rest in peace buddy, you'll be greatly missed.
  • + 4
 Not a big fan of BMX vids, but this one got me more stoked than many DH/Freeride vids! so sick! and great to hear an edit featuring Blessthefall Smile went really well! R.I.P big man!
  • + 3
 Ride in peace buddy. He was a hero of the sport pushing the limits and achieving those goals. Such a way to go if he was here today he would have another crazy stunt up his sleeve. R.I.P.
  • + 6
 70...80...90 goes on and on up in heaven
  • + 3
 Its flippin nuts how much balls this guy had. Its so crud that he had to go as he went, I want to say that he is a legend and that may ride in peace, forever, with infinite amounts of dirt. I respect you.
  • + 4
 This man lived more in his 23 years than anyone on this earth. Men like this make the world go round R.I.P your going to be missed
  • + 2
 i can´t believe that a really big rider like dane searls die i wish he die at that ramps because he can die doing what he like and what he sopoust to do at her live dream at peace dane!
  • + 3
 Dude on the dirtbike @ 6:00 was like "I cant even do that!". I smiled from ear to ear when he shouts at attempt 1 on jump 4. Rest In Peace good sir.
  • + 5
 Hands down the best guy ever! R.I.P.
  • + 2
 R.I.P to this awsome shreder, guy was awsome, got me so stoked watching these vids, absaloutly gutted he passed away, would of been sick watching him push the sport to great levels !
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 still best video ever. but i just relized he flipped the last one more than once. at one angle he is in black but at another he is in white. to flip a 60 ft. dj wtf, to flip it more than once, insane
  • + 6
 has to be VOD!
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 This man will forever be remembered as a legend of dirt!! Always has a smile on his face!! He's flipping 60 footers in gods country now! Wow what a video.. Hats off to you Dane.. RIP!
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 he will be greatly missed, always pushing the limits of dirt jumps R.I.P Dane
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 this has to get vod not just because it is a great video of a true ledgend, but because this would be a good way to honor that ledgend. so i vote VOD !
  • + 9
 ...too bad Unit encourages a pissed bogan lifestyle...too bad
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flag jimmij82 (Jan 13, 2012 at 13:19) (Below Threshold)
 Fu*k off you wanker
  • + 3
 I think your jumps are big enough when you need a heli to film xD
  • + 2
 R.I.P Dane. A true Aussie legend. Nearly teared up when he said he couldnt afford a dirt bike... :-(
  • + 1
 Came across as a real sweet guy in the video and some amazing rideing. RIP peace fella
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 Unit Clothing truely has some of the best riders. And Dan Serfs was a legend he will be missed grately.
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 RIP shred on
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 R.I.P Dane, your nuts. Anyone know the song on this video?
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 Best and most inspiring video on the site RIP
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 amazing rider rip
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 Born a Legend, Lived as a Legend, Died a legend, remembered as a legend. RIP.
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 Such an inspiration, gets me so stoked to ride, i would kill to have a chance to ride these, R.I.P Dane searls, true legend
  • + 3
 sick jumps,love this vid
  • + 1
 its about time this was VOD !, such an awsome tribute ! RIP dude you will ride with me always .
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 What a legand. R I P. DAN you made bmx for what it is today my you fly free for ever mate cheers!!!!
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 RIP dane always pushing the envelope.
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 It would be great to see this as vod, purely out of respect, r.I.p man, legend to the sport.
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 Legend for sure. Can't beleive he didn't wear a full face though. Rest in Peace hommie.
  • + 1
 That flip was ridiculous- still hasn't sunk in that he's gone- a trajedy for the sport. RIP bro.
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 did you see how slow he did the flip aswell? a-flippin-mazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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 best video of all time. he clearly had a mental condition. Diagnosis: being Australian. Legend.
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 This video makes me happy but even sadder at the same time
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 not only did he make the biggest dirtjumps ever he backflipped them! a true hero. R.I.P
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 R.I.P! Toughest dude ever! VOD!
  • + 1
 Awesomeness! thnx for that Dane! hope they share it up there with ya! Ride in Peace
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 this video made me want to go out and ride until i saw he had past away.....RIP Dane. its snowing anyways XD.
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 Just amazing.....R.I.P Dane !!!
  • + 1
 its ironic how some1 back flips 60 foot gaps and dies jumping off of a balcony into a pool
R.I.P. Frown Frown (
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 if he was still alive imagine what would be next. 60 hips or 50 foot transfers
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 fuck mate, you are legend, ride in peace bro
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 After seeing those bails I thought the guy was immortal...
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 amazing man, such a loss. RIP man.
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 Insanely Amazing! Rest In Peace...
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 Ride in peace bro. You are a legend and you will never be forgotten.
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 Dane your a legend R.I.P man
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 that was AMAZING vod all the way fave to
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 R.I.P dane you are a legend and you will be missed Frown
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 RIP not sure why this hasn't been VOD yet.
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 R.I.P Dane Searls, forever a legend! Smile
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 Biggest jumps ive ever seen!
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 its people like him that raise the bar in dirt jumping R.I.P what a legend
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 i just got goosebumps in the last minute of that film
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 Vod to never be removed!!
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 One of the best videos EVER!.
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 R.I.P you did every one in the sport of biking proud
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 Thespecialone..

Do you not mean how did he live!?
  • + 1
 R.I.P dane searls big insperation
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 so sad that hes dead, RIP man.
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 Great tribute to a Legend.... R.I.P!
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 R.I.P Frown
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 Sick!!! R.I.P
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 R.I.P. Ride in peace dane!
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 Fabulous jumps and skills, RIP Searls.
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 Rest in peace dude!
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 he had a vision, keep it going. R.I.P.
  • + 1
 best video i have seen,what a legend!
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 Just amazing !
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 Ride in Peace
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 R.I.P you're a true legend
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 R.I.P He will be greatly missed!
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 Very sad, way before his time. He had a lot still to give. RIP.
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 RIP, best bmxer to hit dirt. truly is a giant of dirt.
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 Nice Job Dayne.......endless transitions where you are !
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 stick dude :O
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 Gone too soon man, Rest In Peace
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 R.I.P he will be shredding bigger jumps in heaven now
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 HE IS THE BEST R.I.P ride in peace
  • + 1
 Insane! MX jumps with BMX whats the next step!
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 Legend of inspiration.. VOD!!
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 R.I.P
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 you are a fucking legend!
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 Ride in peace
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 who didnt watch in full screen...?
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 This video deserves VOD indefinately. R.I.P
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 RIP. inspires me to keep going big.
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 R.I.P. Big and awesome project !
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 Please make this vod, in honor of Dane and how hard he went
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 Just Amazing. Ride Safe Dane
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 since when did DANE SEARLS ride safely?
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 R.I.P you are a legend!
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 pure insanity!
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 R.I.P.
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 rip
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 LEGEND
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 awesome!
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 Amazing!!!
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 Ride in peace bro.
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 What a Legend... RIP.
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 vod !!!!!
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 R.I.P !
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 R.I.P what a sick head
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 one word-EPIC!!!!!!
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 legend RIP
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 RIP Dane ✝
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 R.I.P
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 RIP A big lose sick
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 Absolutely unreal.
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 rip dane your awsome!
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 what a legend R.I.P
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 R.I.P Dane
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 ride in peace
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 legend, like others not a fan of bmx but he rips it r.i.p great riding...
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