Skateboarder Ben Raemers has died at age 28, his death was announced on Instagram by one of his friend.
Louie Barletta said;
“I just found out my friend Ben passed away this weekend. There are no words to describe the sorrow of losing someone so close. He wasn’t a teammate, he wasn’t just a friend … he was family. I love you and will always miss you, Ben.”
In more unfortunate news, it appears that Ben Raemers passed away earlier today. He was 28. Raemers hailed from a small town in England called Walton-on-the-Naze. He turned pro for Enjoi in 2014, and also rode for Converse and Volcom. Raemers’s death has yet to be officially announced. According to Skatewire
Ben Raemers Cause Of Death
The cause of his death is unknown at this time.
Tribute To Ben Raemers:
Friends paid tribute to Ben on twitter and Facebook.
Dj Kickflip wrote:
How the fuck did Ben Raemers die? What a tragic year for skateboarding. Pspliff, phelper, now Ben. I am at a loss for words, aside from we love you and will miss you forever ❤️💔 @enjoi
Clayton Mashburn wrote:
We lost Phelper! We lost Pablo, now Ben Raemers… another sad day for skateboarding 🌹
Skateboarding has taken too many losses this year. My condolences go out to his family and friends.
Ben Raemers Forever! 💔 pic.twitter.com/TovGi7wsmO
— Skate Winslet (@MattyGerber) May 15, 2019
damn rest in peace #benraemers ❤️😔 pic.twitter.com/JfpbyR4w04
— Ben Smith (@bensuniverse101) May 15, 2019
Alex VanKirk wrote
I’m at a loss for words about the loss of Ben Raemers.
He was a pure example of a wholesome soul in skateboarding, and he was absolutely insane on the board. RIP.
allysha le wrote
i can’t believe this. it can’t be real. we keep losing the good ones. sending my love and condolences…rest in peace #BenRaemers, we fucking love you.