Bud Ekins, 77, jumped bike in 'Great ...

Bud Ekins, 77, jumped bike in 'Great Escape'

There are 2 comments on the The Indianapolis Star story from Oct 10, 2007, titled Bud Ekins, 77, jumped bike in 'Great Escape'. In it, The Indianapolis Star reports that:

LOS ANGELES -- Bud Ekins, a pioneering champion off-road motorcyclist and a veteran stuntman who doubled for Steve McQueen on the famous motorcycle jump in 'The Great Escape,' has died.

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leo from shanghai

Chanute, KS

#1 Oct 10, 2007
the bud ekins jump over the barbwire barrier the high point of a great movie. steve mcqueen, james garner, charles bronson. AS GOOD AS MOVIEMAKING GETS!

Le Mée, France

#2 Oct 24, 2007
Bud Ekins was very great when he was stun in bullit with the motorcycle in front of the Mustang of steve while the famous chase with the "dodge charger "
thank you so much to be also steve's friend from a long time ( enduro at erfurt !).

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