James Sherwin "Bud"

James Sherwin "Bud" Ekins is the 2024 honoree for the Kickstands Down Award. Bud was widely regarded as one of the film industry's most accomplished stuntmen and was famous for his work in films like "The Great Escape" and "Bullitt." Before venturing into the film industry, Ekins had success in off-road racing, participating in notable events including the International Six Day Trial, the Mint 400 and the Baja 500. (Kickstand’s Down is a posthumous award presented to an individual worthy of additional recognition.)

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