Kobe Bryant, the former LA Lakers star and NBA legend, has tragically passed away at the age of 41 following a helicopter crash. The incident happened in Calabasa, California when the aircraft, which was also carrying Bryant’s 13 year old daughter, Gianna, got into difficulties in foggy conditions. All nine aboard sadly perished.
Bryant was one of those rare breed of athletes who transcended their sport.
His name conjures images of perfection. Of a winning mentality that can be applied to everyday life and lift you to greatness. It’s a benchmark for living life to the fullest.
Kobe Bryant appeared to touch the lives of everyone he came into contact with. You just have to look at the shock and messages flooding social media from fans and celebrities. The praise is universal.