Superbikes Star Steeman's Mother Dies Two Days After His Tragic Death

Last week, Superbike star Victor Steeman died after a horrific crash in Portugal.
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The shocking death of the 22-year-old star rocked the superbike community and the Steeman family.

Now, it has been announced that his biggest fan and mother Flota van Limbeek suffered a fatal heart attack just two days after she lost her son.

According to The Mirror, the deadly crash that killed Steeman occurred during the FIM Supersport 300 World Championship Race 1 last weekend. After the initial collision, Steeman was airlifted to a nearby hospital in Faro, where he was treated for severe head injuries. A few days later he sadly passed away.
Victor Steeman. Credit: Orange Pics BV / Alamy
In the wake of his death, Steeman's family shared a heartbreaking tribute to their son.

"Something you have always been afraid of as a parent of a motorcycle racer has now happened. Our Victor could not win this last race," they wrote.

"Despite the unbearable loss and grief, we are extremely proud to share with you that our hero, through his passing, was able to save five other people by donating his organs," the statement continued.

It concluded: "We would like to thank everyone for the way you have lived with us over the past few days. We will miss our Victor enormously."

According to a report by, just two days after Steeman passed away on October 11, his heartbroken mother suffered a suspected heart attack and passed away at the age of just 59.

The outlet reports that she died in the village of Lathum in the Netherlands. The Steeman family again released a statement, this time pleading for privacy as they grieved.
Steeman (centre) on the podium. Credit: CTK / Alamy
"The Steeman family would like to process this immense grief in peace. We would therefore like to kindly but urgently ask everyone to respect this request through this message," the statement read, per Daily Mail.

"The kind request is therefore not to send cards or other attention to the home address in Lathum. To give everyone the opportunity to share their grief and to support father and husband Steeman and other family in this bizarre and difficult time, we will come up with a special message about the possibilities for this later today," they continued.

"Words are not enough to comfort you in this great loss. We wish you a lot of strength and strength for the coming time," the statement concluded.

Our thoughts are with the Steeman family at this time.

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