Gymkana star, rally icon, DC Shoes founder, snowboarder, family man and Head Hoonigan man Ken Block died today in a backcountry snowmobile accident.
Details are thin on the backcountry snowmobile death of legendary rally racer and businessman Ken Block. Brock, 55, was a renowned car racer and entrepreneur. Hoonigan The brand brought rally racing to the spotlight in North America.
His videos are very popular. Over 5 million people subscribe to his channel Hoonigan YouTube Channelgarnered hundreds of millions of views.
Ken Block’s snowmobile accident
according to Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office Statement Today, January 2, 2023, Ken Block was pronounced dead at the scene of a snowmobile accident in the Mill Hollow area.
Around 2:00 PM, I received a call to 911 to report the accident. Bullock was reportedly riding a snowmobile up a steep hill when the snowmobile flipped over and landed on top of him. He was pronounced dead from injuries sustained in the accident.
Ken Block: Visionary, Pioneer, Icon
Brock probably today with his crazy motorsport antics, “Head Hoonigan In Charge” Hoonigan Racing When Hoonigan Industries, both companies he founded.his gymkhana film As legendary as the thousands of car-focused videos his team at Hoonigan have put out, they have helped shape automotive culture.
Bullock also brought rally racing into the spotlight in America. He is one of the few Americans to compete and score points on the world stage of the World Rally Championship (WRC), and he has spent many seasons in the Rally Championship (ARA) and Rallycross. rice field.
Before motorsport, Brock was an action sports icon and fashion pioneer. He competed as a motocross, skateboard, and snowboard athlete. In business, he made a name for himself in the late 90’s when he founded DC Shoes with his business partner Damon Way.
Through all these amazing achievements and periods in his life, Bullock amassed millions of fans around the world.The hole left by his death will be felt for a very long time.
“I am indebted to @kblock43 and will miss him,” wrote the noted motorsport photographer. Larry Chen on Instagram“I am completely devastated. He was the greatest ambassador of car culture ever.”
Ken Block’s last Instagram post: Family
A family man at heart, Bullock leaves behind his wife, Lucy, and three children. his oldest, rear blockjust turned 16 and already has a promising career in motorsport.
My deepest condolences to Brock’s family, friends, business associates and many fans (including ourselves) today on the loss of “a visionary, a pioneer and an icon.”