James "Snake" Blackwell — United States

James "Snake" Blackwell is the father of Harley-Davdison World Record holder jumper Bubba Blackwell. He was known for being a motorcycle racer and a winning stock car racer. He only did one motorcycle jump and that took place at Hartwell Field in Mobile, Alabama in 1971.

Snake's 1971 ramp-to-ramp jump in Mobile, Alabama

Father and Son, can you tell who is who?

 

 

All Images from the collection of Bubba Blackwell.

 

 

 

 


1971