A FEMALE biker was killed in a horror accident while rehearsing for a circus performance.
"Super mum" Tassiane Dolenga lost control of her motorbike while practising daring jumps between ramps in Brazil on November 7.
During the stunt, the 25-year-old reportedly made a wrong manoeuvre and crashed her motorcycle.
Paramedics rushed to the scene and immediately took her to a local hospital but she had sustained very severe injuries and tragically passed away.
Tassiane, a licensed and experienced rider, would have performed for the first time at the Circo Rocco on November 10.
In a statement, the circus said it was available to authorities to collaborate with the investigations but did not specify whether it would continue with the performances.
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A spokesperson for Circo Rocca said: "The team is devastated by this irreparable loss and offers its deepest condolences to the young artist's family, friends and fans."
Her brother, Flavio Dolenga, who is also a circus artist, said: "This is part of the sport.
"There is no rider who has never been involved in an accident.
"Unfortunately, it's a risk that we all know we take."
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"After the fatal accident, Flavio vowed to never ride another motorcycle again."
The family is organising a fundraising campaign to raise money to have Tassiane buried in her hometown of Curitiba.
They are asking for help to cover the funeral process, including transportation and body preparation with a goal of £4,900.
Flavio said that Tassi – as she was affectionately nicknamed by family and friends – was a lively, cheerful, and beloved person.
He said: "You could count on her for everything; she was a super mum."
The 25-year-old leaves behind a four-year-old son.
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