According to formula.hu, Travis Pastrana became part of the motorsport history with his double backflip in 2006. Sheehan, following the legend, tries triple backflip for the first time in the world.
In Baltimore, freestyle motocross rider Josh Sheehan is going to try triple backflip, which is the most dangerous trick of the motorsport, at the April 28 show of Nitro Circus. He aims to get into the records book beside the legend, Pastrana.
For the successful triple backflip, Sheehan has to reach the 90 km/h speed with the nearly 100 kg motor in the 12 m-high ramp. The ramp is 81 degrees, Sheehan fly up to 25 meters and lands on the lamp, which is on 20 m height.
This risky and dangerous trick requires long preparation, the following short clip shows a short interview and the preparations:
Josh Sheehan’s aim is to write history and show the triple backflip everyone on the 2015 tour of Nitro Circus Moto Mayhem! So we can be part of the sensation during the demonstration in Budapest too!
“Breathtaking show with the exciting tricks of the world’s bravest and craziest technical sportsmen.”
Nitro Circus promises that, which visits Hungary for the first time this summer. The show offers a special experience for the lovers of motor sports and for those who just want to shiver watching other’s courage. The sensation of the night is undoubtedly the king of motocross, the superstar Travis Pastrana – 17 times medalist of X-Games (which is called the Olympics of extreme sports) – who can show his knowledge before the Hungarian audience. In addition to Pastrana, stars like Josh Sheehan, master of the double backflip and X-Fighters Champion, or X-Game winners Adam Jones, Blake “Bilko” Williams and Sam Sinclair will also appear. BMX enthusiast will also not be forgotten. Riders like Dusty Wygle or Ethen and Gavin Godfrey will arrive at the event. This time, athletes burst higher and farther with a speed than nobody did before them.
Location and date: Groupama Arena, June 14, 2015
Tickets: www.tex.hu, Ticket Express offices and Eventim
based on the article of formula.hu
translated by BA