The Japanese Freestyle Motocross driver Eigo Sato died a few days after his performance at the event “Masters of Dirt” in the Vienna City Hall.
Although the details of his death have not been revealed, unofficial reports state that Mr Sato had an accident when attempting a backflip on his motorbike. He is said to have died due to his injuries shortly after the accident.
At the weekend, Eigo Sato impressed the Viennese audience at the “Masters of Dirt” Festival in Vienna City Hall. In this festival, many international drivers present spectacular stunts on their motorbikes.
Mr Sato was a huge supporter of the FMX sports in his home country Japan.