Alex Harvill a 28 year old Motorcycle stuntman died on Thursday while attempting to break a world record jump.
This happens at an airshow in Washington State. Harvill presently holds one Guinness World Record for "longest dirt-to-dirt motorcycle ramp jump" of 297 feet during a jump in July 2013.
Harvill was trying to break the Guinness World Record for "longest motorcycle ramp jump" at the 2021 Moses Lake Airshow. Harvill needed to land past the current record of 351 feet. He was practicing the jump. Harvill's official jump, which was supposed to be in front of a crowd, was set to take place at 10 a.m. Thursday.
He was taken to hospital and had died after arriving at the hospital.
The airshow organizers said in a Facebook post that they would donate all of the proceeds from ticket sales to Harvill's medical expenses.
Harvill left behind his wife Jessica and two sons, Willis, age 4, and Watson, who is just 4 weeks old.