Gisteravond kwam het tragische nieuws dat Eric Bristow is overleden. Veel prominenten reageerden via Twitter op het overlijden.
Dartswereld rouwt om Bristow
You just never know, so so sad to hear the passing of Eric Bristow RIP, thoughts are with his family. Always the person I turned to if I wanted advice in my early days— Peter Manley (@onedart180) April 5, 2018
Sad news. Eric Bristow passed away this evening. A maverick a legend and one of the main reasons Darts is loved by so many people. We shall not see his like again. RIP Eric— Barry Hearn (@BarryHearn) 5 april 2018
It’s such a desperately sad night. In the 1980s we all wanted to be Eric Bristow. He was brash. He was flash.He played with unparalleled panache.He loved playing darts, talking darts.He was darts. The biggest star darts has ever had, the sport owes Eric a huge debt of gratitude.— Rod Studd (@Rod_Studd) 5 april 2018
Words cannot express how sad and shocked I am to hear the terrible news about Eric's passing a huge influence on my career and a larger than life character the world has lost a legend. RIP pal #16— Phil Taylor (@PhilTaylor) 6 april 2018
Eric Bristow died tonight.... I am lost for words and really devastated !! He was darts he meant so much to me, cannot believe it !! My thoughts go out to his wife and family. pic.twitter.com/AbMaPEN1sk— Raymond v Barneveld (@Raybar180) 5 april 2018
When I received the phone call earlier, shocked was an understatement. I never expected this. Sammi and I are sending all our love and thoughts to Becs and all the family and friends. Until we meet again for a vinderloo! God bless my friend x #RIPEric— James Wade (@JamesWade180) 5 april 2018
OMG @ericbristow has passed away this evening I have known him since I was 12— George Noble180 (@GeorgeNoble180) 5 april 2018
He was the reason I love darts.
RIP Eric god bless x
What a sad day for darts, one of my best friends passed away tonight, played pairs with him in a Norway back in 1990 and called at many a show over the last 20 odd years with the LEGEND Eric Bristow..RIP pal😢😢— Russ Bray (@Russ180) 5 april 2018
We only seen @ericbristow this afternoon very sad to hear of his passing. Thoughts go out to his family RIP Eric— Gary Anderson (@GaryAnderson180) 5 april 2018
It’s a very sad day my great pal Eric Bristow has sadly passed away. I will cherish the great memories and laughs we have had together over the last 30 Years. If it wasn’t for Eric our sport would not be what it is today, he leaves a great legacy. RIP my friend. pic.twitter.com/syB0ItISex— Keith Deller (@KDeller138) 5 april 2018