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Ephrata motocross racer looks to set jump record

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For a world record holder, Alex Harvill is doing a lot of dirty work.

Harvill, his father and a friend have spent several Saturdays operating heavy machinery, molding a launch pad and landing space for the next spectacle.

The Ephrata native set the mark for longest motorcycle jump on flat-level ground May 12, 2012, with a jaw-dropping 425-foot run, and now he is prepping for his next stunt — a 300-foot dirt-to-dirt jump at Horn Rapids Motor Sports Complex in…

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