Professional stunt rider Chris Pfeiffer has died, according to a tweet from BMW Motorrad UK. He was 51.
Germany’s Speedweek.com is reporting Pfeiffer suffered from depression and committed suicide at his home “last weekend.”
Pfeiffer performed “thousands of shows all around the world – in 94 countries” during a 20-year career that also included him winning trials and enduro competitions, earning four World Championships in stunt riding, and holding multiple Guinness World Records, according to the German’s Facebook page.
According to www.news.com.au, Pfeiffer is survived by his wife Renate and children Pia, Amelie and Hannes.