The 55 year old architect and star behind the Youtube Gymkhana videos has passed away after a tragic accident.
“It's with our deepest regrets that we can confirm that Ken Block passed away in a snowmobile accident today,” said Hoonigan on Instagram.
“Ken was a visionary, a pioneer and an icon. And most importantly, a father and husband. He will be incredibly missed.”
A statement from Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office said: “On January 2 2023 at approximately 2:00pm, the Wasatch County 911 Center received a call reporting a snowmobile accident in the Mill Hollow area.
“Search and Rescue, along with law enforcement from Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office, Utah State Parks and the US Forest Service responded.
“The driver, Kenneth Block, 55-year-old male out of Park City, Utah, was riding a snowmobile on a steep slope when the snowmobile upended, landing on top of him. He was pronounced deceased at the scene from injuries sustained in the accident.”
One of the greatest marketeers on Youtube and founder of DC shoes - his talent behind the wheel produced some amazing videos and he was a serious competitor in various disciplines of motorsport - RIP.