By Mark Hodge @mrhodgey

TWO car jumping stunt drivers who belong to the same daredevil family broke world records on the SAME day

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Videographer / Director: Lightning Bolt Digital
Producer: Mark Hodge, Chloe Browne
Editor: Kyle Waters

Gregg jumped 166ft over Evel Knievel's restored semi-truck the Big Red Hauler

Shot in July, this incredible footage, shows thrill-seeker Tanner Godfrey jumping a UTV - a two seater off-road vehicle - 202 feet through the air.

The 26-year-old smashed the previous UTV jumping record of 198ft in 2014.

Pure Evel: Gregg dressed as his hero Evel Knievel during the motor-sport event which he organised

After his amazing feat, Tanner's uncle Gregg Godfrey, 46, launched a huge semi-truck an amazing 166 ft over iconic adrenaline junkie Evel Knievel's restored gas guzzler.

Trucking hell: Gregg lands the huge semi-truck after completing his record breaking jump

Just like his nephew, Gregg obliterated the previous 83ft world record for a semi-truck, also set in 2014.

Soaring success: Tanner suffered a spinal cord injury in 2007

Both stunts were filmed at motor-sport event Evel Knievel Days in Butte, Montana, which was organised by Gregg.

The 46-year-old was dressed in his hero Evel's famous jump suit for his career defining leap of faith.

Sky's the limit: Tanner airborne in the small vehicle which jumped an incredible 200 feet

The history-making duo are both part of famous stunt family the Godfrey Clan, who hail from Draper, Utah.

Inspirational: Tanner is hoisted up on his friend's shoulders after smashing the record

In 2007, Tanner suffered a spinal cord injury which left him paralysed from the waist down.

However, the American stunt driver has regained the ability to walk, through rehabilitation and an innate fighting spirit.

Tanner completing his world record jump in a two person off-road car

He said: “I’ve never been one to back down from a challenge, and I couldn’t wait to make this jump.

Ready, set, go: Gregg getting ready to make history in his semi-truck

"By setting a new world record, I want to give voice to all those who are paralysed, whether by physical limitations or internal fears. 

“We all have greatness within us—we just need to keep moving forward.”

Record breaker: Despite being told he would never walk again, Tanner was able to recover and break the record

Gregg spoke about the thrill of being able to jump over his hero's famous truck which is known as the Big Red Hauler.

Tanner Godfrey pictured in hospital following his spinal cord injury in November, 2007

He said: “It has been an honour to participate in Evel Knievel Days, and to be able to don the suit the man himself wore, that’s a privilege beyond words.

High flyer: Tanner clears an amazing 200 feet in his Polaris RZR 1000 off-road vehicle

“Events like this, motor-sports heroes like Evel Knievel and the fans who root us on—we all speak the universal language of pushing human endurance.”