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Seth Enslow Smashes The Longest Distance Record Jump on a Harley-Davidson

3rd March 2010

Seth Enslow Smashes The Longest Distance Record Jump on a Harley-Davidson 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 metres.

Seth landed the 53.34 metre (175 feet) jump on a Harley-Davidson XR1200 at 8:35 a.m. AEDT at Barangaroo, Sydney.

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.The Longest Distance Record Jump on a Harley-Davidson

Still high from the jump, Seth said: “This is awesome, I’m stoked!” Before letting out an almighty ‘woooo’.

Seth Enslow Smashes The Longest Distance Record JumpHarley-Davidson 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. Log on to watch the replay.