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Eric Geboers
Nationality Belgian
Born (1962-08-05)5 August 1962
Neerpelt, Belgium
Died 6 May 2018(2018-05-06) (aged 55)
Mol, Belgium
Motocross career
Years active 1980 - 1990
Teams Suzuki, Honda
Championships 125cc- 1982, 1983
250cc- 1987
500cc- 1988, 1990
Wins 38

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. 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.

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