Bud Ekins Dealer Sticker (Large)

Bud Ekins Dealer Sticker (Large)

£6.00

Bud Ekins Dealer Sticker (Large)

James Sherwin “Bud” Ekins was an American professional stuntman in the U.S. film industry. He is considered to be one of the film industry’s most accomplished stuntmen with a body of work that includes classic films such as The Great Escape and Bullitt. Ekins, acting as stunt double for Steve McQueen while filming The Great Escape, was the rider who performed what is considered to be one of the most famous motorcycle stunts ever performed in a movie.

Ekins was also an accomplished off-road motorcycle racer in motocross and enduro events, and helped pioneer the sport of desert racing. In 1955 Ekins won the Catalina Grand Prix, and in 1959 became the third three-time winner of the prestigious Big Bear Hare & Hound desert race. Ekins owned a Triumph motorcycle dealership in Hollywood which became a popular destination for many young film actors including Steve McQueen, Paul Newman and Clint Eastwood. Ekins helped McQueen learn off-road racing and the actor became an accomplished motorcycle racer.

Have your own small piece of motorcycling history with our “Bud Ekins Motorcycles” sticker.

These stickers are great for any Desert Sled bike, Bud Ekins style bike or Bud Ekins fans.

Sticker Size: 9.5cm (wide) x 12cm (high)

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