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Entertainment‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt

15:25  29 august  2019
15:25  29 august  2019 Source:   variety.com

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Jessi Combs , a television host and professional racer, died on Tuesday in Oregon while trying to set a world land speed record . Ms. Combs ’s death was confirmed in a statement by the Harney County Sheriff’s Office, which responded to the scene of the crash in the Alvord Desert in southeastern

Race car driver and “ Mythbusters ” star Jessi Combs was killed in an attempt to break her own land - speed record . Combs earned the title of “the fastest woman on four wheels” after hitting 398 mile per hour in 2013 in the jet-powered North American Eagle Supersonic Speed Challenger.

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Race car driver and “Mythbusters” star Jessi Combs was killed in an attempt to break her own land-speed record. She was 36.

“The Discovery and MotorTrend family is deeply saddened to learn of the tragic passing of Jessi Combs,” Discovery said in a statement to Variety. “She was a friend and colleague, an icon in the industry, and an undeniable force of nature who left an indelible mark on the car world. Our thoughts are with her family and loved ones.”

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Jessi Combs Video of Land - Speed Record Attempt Led to Fatal Crash. Along with setting land - speed records that earned Jessi her moniker -- she was a TV personality with notable appearances on " MythBusters " and "Overhaulin'."

Jessi Combs died in Oregon during a 2019 attempt on the world land speed record . Key points: Jessi Combs died when her jet-car crashed in the US state of Oregon in August 2019. It is now confirmed that she achieved a speed of 841.338 kph, breaking the existing mark by more than 18kph.

Pictures: Jessi Combs (Autoblog)

‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt

Combs earned the title of “the fastest woman on four wheels” after hitting 398 mile per hour in 2013 in the jet-powered North American Eagle Supersonic Speed Challenger. In the fatal car crash, she was aiming for 619 miles per hour on a dry lake bed in the Alvord Desert in Oregon, according to Autoblog. Combs posted an Instagram picture three days ago ahead of the attempt.

It may seem a little crazy to walk directly into the line of fire… those who are willing, are those who achieve great things. . . People say I’m crazy. I say thank you ;) . . . #fastestwomanonearth #almost #fasterthanfast #jetcar #afterburner #landpseed @landspeed763 #iwillgofaster #gottabreak512 #aimingfor619 #currentlyat483 #northamericaneagle #iafterburners

Jessi Combs, race car driver and 'fastest woman on four wheels,' dies at 39

Jessi Combs, race car driver and 'fastest woman on four wheels,' dies at 39 Race car driver Jessi Combs, who earned the title of the "fastest woman on four wheels" after she set a record with a jet-powered car, has died. She crashed the vehicle, officials said, while trying to beat a land speed record. Combs died Tuesday in Alvord Desert in southeast Oregon, the Harney County Sheriff's Office said. She was 39. "She was a brilliant & to[p]-notch builder, engineer, driver, fabricator, and science communicator, & strove everyday to encourage others by her prodigious example," said Adam Savage, former co-host of the TV show "Mythbusters.

Jessi Combs , a professional speed racer and former host of " Mythbusters ," died Tuesday in a crash on a dry lake bed in Oregon's Alvord Desert as she was in a jet car attempting On Tuesday, Combs was attempting to break the Women's Land Speed Record of 512 mph, set in 1976 by Kitty O'Neil.

‘ Mythbusters ’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land - Speed Record Attempt . By Dano Nissen. Combs was one of the hosts of “ Mythbusters ,” joining in 2009. She was filling in for fellow host Kari Byron, who briefly left the show to give birth to her first child.

A post shared by Jessi Combs (@thejessicombs) on Aug 24, 2019 at 2:22pm PDT

Combs was one of the hosts of “Mythbusters,” joining in 2009. She was filling in for fellow host Kari Byron, who briefly left the show to give birth to her first child. Combs was also a co-host of “The List” and hosted “Overhaulin’,” “Extreme 4×4” and “All Girls Garage.” In 2014, Combs became the first women to place at any Ultra4 event.

Combs’ team member Terry Madden shared a montage of the driver on Instagram. Madden wrote, “She was truly my unicorn and I enjoyed every single minute that I had with her.”

So I don’t know how to say any of this but it all needs said. I have never loved or been loved by anyone as much as this amazing woman @thejessicombs she was truly my unicorn and I enjoyed every single minute that I had with her. She was the most amazing spirit that I have ever or will ever know. Unfortunately we lost her yesterday in a horrific accident, I was the first one there and trust me we did everything humanly possible to save her!! I’m not ok, but she is right here keeping my going-I made her a promise that if this didn’t go well that I would make sure and do good with it, please help me with that, you are all going to see things on news please believe non of them.. we the family have drafted a release and it will come out today with more proper info, but I was just woke up by the media tracking me down and I need everyone of her true friends to do what she would want “take a deep breath, relax” and do good things with this. Please donate to nothing, I know there will be people try, we are finishing the documentary as she wished and the world will know the truth and her foundation will use those funds to do amazing things in this world and make her legacy live on properly. In the coming days her family and I will get the proper channels put together that you can then donate to that foundation but until you hear it from me wait please-I don’t want some asshole profiting off this (all ready had one try to sell us a video)… . . Love you all and thank you all for being such amazing friends to her, she dedicated her life to helping support others dreams and I promise I will continue that.

Mythbusters Cast Remembers Jessi Combs After Her Tragic Death: 'She Was a Talented Builder and Host'

Mythbusters Cast Remembers Jessi Combs After Her Tragic Death: 'She Was a Talented Builder and Host' Mythbusters Cast Remembers Jessi Combs: 'She Was a Badass'

Jessi Combs was attempting to break the women's land speed record of 823kph. Combs , the "fastest woman on four wheels", was well known in the sport of jet-car racing. She was also a guest host on popular TV series MythBusters . Combs , 36, died on Tuesday afternoon (local time) while

Wait is this the same Jessi from mythbusters ? Combs was attempting to best her own women's four-wheel* land - speed record of 398 Combs was piloting a jet-powered car on the Alvord Desert, where she was attempting break her own land - speed record in a four-wheeled vehicle of 398 mph.

A post shared by Terry L. Madden (@terry_madden) on Aug 28, 2019 at 5:51am PDT

Pictures: People we lost in 2019

‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
‘Mythbusters’ Host Jessi Combs Dies in Land-Speed Record Attempt
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