Eric Geboers

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Eric Geboers
NationalityBelgian
Born(1962-08-05)5 August 1962
Neerpelt, Belgium
Died6 May 2018(2018-05-06) (aged 55)
Mol, Belgium
Motocross career
Years active1980 - 1990
TeamsSuzuki, Honda
Championships125cc- 1982, 1983
250cc- 1987
500cc- 1988, 1990
Wins38

Eric Geboers (5 August 1962 – 6 May 2018) was a Belgian professional motocross racer and racing driver. He was nicknamed The Kid, he was the first person to win world championships in the 125cc, 250cc, and 500cc divisions.[1] He retired from the international competition after his victory in Namur, on August 5, 1990.

On 6 May 2018 during a boating trip, Geboers went missing after diving into a lake near Mol, Belgium, to save his drowning dog. His body was found by rescue services on 7 May 2018.[2][3]

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