Ken Block, Gymkhana star, endorsement icon, founder of DC Shoes, snowboarder, family man and head of Hunigan Charge, died today in a backcountry snowmobile accident.
The list is thin with the death of legendary pro racer and skier Ken Block. Block, 55, was a famous racing driver and entrepreneur, driving with painstaking precision and Hunigan The brand has pushed support racing into North America.
His videos are very popular. More than 5 million people have registered for it Hoonigan’s YouTube channelhas garnered hundreds of millions of views.
Ken block snowmobile accident
according to A statement issued by the Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office Today, January 2, 2023, Ken Block was pronounced dead at the scene of a snowmobile accident in the Mill Hollow area.
At 2 p.m., 911 received a call reporting the crash. Block is said to be riding a snowmobile uphill when he lands on top of it. He is said to have died from his injuries in the accident.
Ken Block: Visionary, Pioneer and Icon
Block is perhaps best known today for his crazy motorsports antics called “Head Hoonigan in Charge”. Hoonigan Racing And Hoonigan Industries, he founded both companies. His Gymkhana movies The thousands of car-centric videos put together by Honighan’s team are legendary and have helped shape car culture.
Block brought back racing to America. On the world stage, he competed in the World Rally Championship (WRC) – where he was one of the few Americans to score points -, several seasons in the American Rally Championship (ARA) and in Rallycross.
But before motorsports, Block was an action sports icon and fashion pioneer. He has competed as an athlete in motocross, skateboarding and skiing. In business, he rose to prominence in the late 90s when he founded DC Shoes with business partner Damon Way.
Block has gathered millions of fans all over the world during those amazing achievements and moments in his life. The hole left by the pass is heard for a very long time.
“I owe @kblock43 so much. I miss him so much,” wrote the famous motorsports photographer Larry Chen on Instagram. “I am absolutely devastated. He was a great ambassador in car culture.
Ken Block’s last Instagram post: Family
A family man, Block leaves behind his wife Lucy and 3 children. His ancient, Leah suspensionShe is only 16 years old and has a promising career in motorsport of her own.
Our hearts go out to the Block family, friends, business partners and group of supporters (including us) as we lose a “visionary, pioneer and icon” today.
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