Rest in peace Rene Hofer. The terrible news deeply saddened the entire KTM family. The MX2 factory racer Rene Hofer, along with two of his friends, has passed away following a skiing incident in Austria.
Rene Hofer, a multi-time junior champion
KTM would like to send love and heartfelt condolences to Rene’s family, friends, his team. All along with the entire motocross community during this incredibly difficult time. Rene, a multi-time junior champion and GP winner with a bright future in Grand Prix ahead of him. He will be remembered not only for his talent on the track, but also for his approachable. His fun-loving and friendly personality, along with his ever-present smile will kept in our hearts forever. Tragically, shortly after midday on December 4th 2021 the accident happened. During an alpine skiing trip with 10 friends, an avalanche caught the 19-year-old Austrian and seven others in his group. Rene and two of his friends did not survive the incident. everyone in the KTM family will greatly miss Rene. Ride on peacefully Rene. We will miss you immeasurably. #711
Rest in peace Rene Hofer