Beirer in 2009
|Born||October 17, 1972 (age 45)
Radolfzell, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
|Years active||1989 - 2003|
Beirer was one of the top competitors in the FIM 250cc World Championships riding for Honda. He finished third in the 250 world championship in 1997, 1998, 2000 and 2002. He finished second to Frédéric Bolley in 1999. Beirer signed with KTM in 2002, but in 2003, he crashed and suffered spinal injuries that left him paralyzed. After rehabilitation, he became the head of KTM's offroad racing department.
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