Rally driver and YouTube star Ken Block dies in snowmobile accident

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Written by DEPKES.ORG March 2023

Professional rally driver and YouTube star Ken Block died in a snowmobile accident on Monday, his Hoonigan Racing team announced. He was 55.

1. The accident occurred in Wasatch County, Utah.

The accident occurred at 2 p.m. when Block was riding a snowmobile down a steep slope in Wasatch County, Utah, according to the Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office.

2.  He was pronounced dead at the scene

The snowmobile upended and landed on top of Block, the Sheriff’s Office said, and he was later pronounced dead at the scene from injuries sustained in the accident.

3.  Start Career

Before starting his rally career, Block founded the sportswear company DC Shoes in 1994, which went on to become one of the most recognized skateboard clothing brands in the world.

4  Started rallying in 2005

He started rallying in 2005 and two years later made his debut on the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) circuit in Mexico. He started 25 WRC events and won five X Games medals in RallyCross between 2006 and 2015.

5. A true visionary

He is a true visionary with his own unique style & an infectious smile. Our sport lost one of the best today, but more importantly a great man.