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Powerboat Ace Dies in Race
champion Andy Chesman has been killed in an horrific crash in Germany. The accident
happened on Sunday just a week after he had won the World 500cc Championship.
The 53-year-old World Champion was competing on Hamburg's
River Elbe in front of his daughter Joanne when his boat was involved in the high-speed
Chesman, involved in powerboat racing for over 30 years,
was one of the senior figures of his sport and had escaped high-speed crashes in the past.
Chesman, who ran an engineering firm in the city, lived in
Alleslley Green and leaves three daughters