Sunglasses, Worn by Ken Block, circa 2012

Summary

Rally driver Ken Block redefined motorsport with his tire-shredding Gymkhana films. Each of the ten videos featured Block performing elaborate stunts in exciting locations, and together they racked up hundreds of millions of views online. Block wore these sunglasses -- his own signature model, made by Spy Optic -- during production of 2012's Gymkhana Five: Ultimate Urban Playground; San Francisco.

Rally driver Ken Block redefined motorsport with his tire-shredding Gymkhana films. Each of the ten videos featured Block performing elaborate stunts in exciting locations, and together they racked up hundreds of millions of views online. Block wore these sunglasses -- his own signature model, made by Spy Optic -- during production of 2012's Gymkhana Five: Ultimate Urban Playground; San Francisco.

Artifact

Sunglasses

Date Made

circa 2012

Henry Ford Museum
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Driven to Win

Object ID

2019.141.6

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ken Block.

Material

Plastic
Cloth

Color

White (Color)
Black (Color)
Orange (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 1.875 in  (Sunglasses)

Width: 5.75 in  (Sunglasses)

Length: 5.75 in  (Sunglasses)

Height: 4 in  (Pouch)

Width: 7.5 in  (Pouch)

Inscriptions

on left and right sides of sunglasses: SPY+ on front and back of pouch: SPY + 43 / KEN BLOCK SIGNATURE COLLECTION

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