Mathis Bellon is a famous motorcycling star. At just 8 years old, he already has the talent he needs to shine in this environment. unfortunately, Fate decides otherwise. His family and everyone close to him would like to pay tribute to him.
A real drama
Participating in a race in the Italian championship, Mathis Bellon and his family never thought that things would end like this. As revealed by the Huffington Post, the boy was the victim ofsevere fall. It happened at the Motorland Aragon circuit on July 23, 2022. Besides falling, two of his competitors hit him.
Immediately after this tragic accident, the medical team took Mathis to the hospital. He was still in a coma when he was sent home to Montpellier. Despite the efforts of the doctors, the young pilot died of his injuries. He died 6 days after his accidentonly 8 years old.
🔴 The young biker from Reunion Mathis Bellon died after an accident in Italy
🔶 He is 8 years old. The big motorcycle family is mourning now.
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— La1ere.fr (@la1ere) July 28, 2022
For information, Mathis Bellon is a very talented kid. she from Reunion Island and lives with his family in Var.
The little boy is amazing entered the Mini OGP 115 championship with the Race Experience School. Note that it is the former endurance and FSBK driver, Sebastien Gimbert, who manages this structure.
According to the Multisports and Leisure Association Fréjus, Mathis arrived in Metropolitan France during the spring to further develop his love.
“He may have become a legend,” ASML said.
They honored him
At the age of 3 was discovered by Matthis Bellon his passion for motorcycling. On BFMTV, his trainer Thibaut Gourin stated that he has never seen a driver so fast and “competent” that the dead boy, “at that age”. According to him, Mathis did what other child pilots his age could not do.
After this terrible loss, many people wanted pay tribute to the little boy. The Race Experience School, where Mathis was enrolled, clearly honors his memory.
The school claimed that the young pilot, who wears the number 38, miss them. They also thanked Mathis for everything he brought and said they were lucky to have the little student.
“You are an angel and you will join the great pilots out there who will also teach you beautiful things”, wrote the school before concluding that they are proud of him.
“8 years. A tragedy. To the parents, family, friends, teachers and everyone close to Reunionese Mathis Bellon, a young motorcycle champion, I want to send my most sincere condolences”, Jean- François Carenco, Minister in charge of Overseas. pic.twitter.com/XBnqmXIkK2
— Ministry in charge of Overseas 🇫🇷🇪🇺 (@lesoutremer) July 29, 2022
Public figures have also paid tribute to Mathis, such as Jean-François Carenco. The minister responsible for foreign affairs assured that the death of the pilot “a tragedy”. He has in particular supports the family and all those close to Mathis.
For her part, Karine Lebon, MP for the constituency of La Réunion also reacted to the news. He also has sending condolences to loved ones said Mathis.
The heavy decision of his parents
With the Quotidien de La Réunion, the godfather of the little boy too reacted to his absence. Samuel Bellon said Mathis remained strong until the end. He also survived until his younger brother’s birthday, according to his godfather.
“He was a great champion to the end,” he said.
Samuel Bellon also made it clear that the death of Mathis is no one’s fault. That was it child’s choicehe said, to do this race.
As we have already mentioned, Mathis returned to France after his accident. At that time, he was brain dead. His parents also had to make a tough choice before he died.
They had two options: disconnect the little boy and let him go, without donation, or send him to the operating room and donate his organs.
“And we said goodbye to him in the living room,” his parents added.
In the end, it was the second option that Mathis’ mother and father chose. So, the little boy managed to save lives through his organs.
Although this death will change the lives of Mathis’ parents forever, they keep your head up.
“We have to accept,” said Aurélie, his mother.