BMX star K-Rob dies unexpectedly

Kevin Robinson (WJAR)

(WJAR) - NBC 10 News has confirmed that East Providence native and BMX superstar Kevin Robinson died unexpectedly Saturday morning.

He was known to his fans as “K-Rob”.

Robinson was retired from the X Games, but still working for ESPN as an analyst.

He was also known for his work for Rhode Island-based charities, including his K-Rob Foundation.

Robinson, 45, leaves his wife and three young children.

He recently completed a record jump in Kennedy Plaza in Providence live on ESPN.

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