The entire KTM family deeply saddened by the terrible news that MX2 factory racer Rene Hofer.Along with two of his friends. Has passed away following a skiing incident in Austria.
KTM would like to send love and heartfelt condolences to Rene’s family, friends, his team.Along the entire motocross community during this incredibly difficult time.
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Rene, a multi-time junior champion and GP winner with a bright future in the Grand Prix ahead of him.Will be remembered not only for his talent on the track but also for his approachable personality.
Ride on peacefully Rene
Fun-loving and friendly personality, along with his ever-present smile.
Tragically, shortly after midday on December 4th 2021, during an alpine skiing trip with ten friends. The 19-year-old Austrian and seven others in his group was caught by an avalanche. Rene and two of his friends did not survive the incident.
Everyone in the KTM and LivingWithGravity family will greatly miss Rene.
Ride on peacefully Rene. We will miss you immeasurably. #711