Seth Enslow Smashes The Longest Distance
Record Jump on a Harley-Davidson
3rd March 2010
American freestyle motocross legend, Seth Enslow,
made history and by smashing the existing world record
of 157 feet (approximately 47.85 metres) by over five
Seth landed the 53.34 metre (175 feet) jump on a
Harley-Davidson XR1200 at 8:35 a.m. AEDT at Barangaroo,
The death-defying stunt recreated an unforgettable
Harley-Davidson motorcycle benchmark set by the infamous
Evel Knievel in 1975 and a world record most recently
set by Bubba Blackwell in Las Vegas, 1999.
Still high from the jump, Seth said: “This
is awesome, I’m stoked!” Before letting
out an almighty ‘woooo’.
spokesperson, Adrian O’Donoughue, added: “We’ve
worked hard at creating history and we’re all
glad he landed it safely. The wheels are already in
motion for what we do next!”
The recent introduction of the XR1200 to the Harley-Davidson
family, a bike reminiscent of the XR750 made famous
by Evel Knievel, has prompted a new generation of
rebels eager to not only honor Knievel’s legendary
status but get one-up on him.
The world record attempt was broadcast live on www.harleyworldrecordjump.com.
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