USMagazine, Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 7:22am (PDT)
Ryan Dunn's friends and fans miss him.
The Jackass star and host of G4's Proving Ground died at age 34 June 20 in a drunk driving crash in rural Pennsylvania -- and was memorialized in a touching tribute on Tuesday's episode of Attack of the Show on G4.
"Ryan's decision to get behind the wheel that night cost him and his best friend [Zachary Hartwell] to pay the ultmate price," AOTS host Kevin Pereira said. "He made a horrible decision and we should learn from it. But that one decision doesn't mean that we should forget the laughter that he brought to all of us. He's left behind a legacy of laughter and stunts that will last us a lifetime."
"He was so funny and made the most out of any situation," a visibly emotional Tony Hawk said in the video, chock-full of Dunn's notorious stunts, getups and gags. "I loved his antics...They're gonna live on in infamy. He just had an awesome perspective on life."
"He was willing to do whatever it takes [to make people laugh]," added Jackass cohort Bam Margera, who has been frank about his intense grief since Dunn's passing. "'You wanna dive into a sewer plant?' [He was] fearless, self-depracating...I think we liked hearing people say that we're crazy."
"It hit everybody pretty hard," Margera added of his friend's shocking death.