The motocross community mourned the loss of Chris Bragg, a dirt bike rider from Bartow, Florida, who tragically lost his life in an accident at Orlando Motocross Park on December 11, 2023.
Who was Chris Bragg?
Chris Bragg was known for his remarkable kindness and caring nature. He was born and raised in Bartow, Florida, where he attended Bartow High School and later worked as a Fusion Tech at Global Pump. His professional journey continued as he joined United Rental Pump Solutions before taking on the role of salesman at Synergy Equipment. Beyond his career, Chris was a married man, having tied the knot with Brandy Bragg.
The Tragic Incident:
The unfortunate incident took place at the Orlando Motocross Park, where Chris lost his life in a dirt bike accident on December 11, 2023. According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, the accident involved two dirt bikes at 19400 East Colonial Drive. Chris, in his 30s, fell off his bike during a jump and was struck by another rider. Despite being rushed to the hospital, Chris Bragg was pronounced dead due to the severity of his injuries.
The Florida Motocross Series shared a heartfelt post on their Facebook page.
Community Response: GoFundMe Campaign
In response to the tragic loss, a GoFundMe campaign was initiated by Phillip Whitehead under the name “In loving memory of Chris Bragg.” The campaign aimed to raise funds for Chris’s family, who now face unexpected financial burdens such as funeral expenses, hospital bills, and household expenses. The motocross community rallied together, and within a short period, $9,974 USD has been raised out of the $20,000 target through 58 donations. The outpouring of support exemplifies the deep sense of camaraderie within the motocross community.
Funeral arrangements for Chris Bragg are set to be finalised within the next week. The community is urged to stay informed about the details, and thoughts and prayers are requested for Brandy, Bailey, and Kiley, who are grappling with the profound loss of their loved one.
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