The hero and leader of Nitro Circus, Travis Pastrana is an American Motorsports competitor and a stunt performer. He is known to be the first freestyle rider who attempted a double backflip. Born on October 8th, 1983, in Annapolis; Travis has won X-Games gold medals in numerous events which also include Motocross, Supercross, Rally Racing and Freestyle Motocross. He is simply the king of downhill motor racing games. He previously competed for Roush Fenway Racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. And nevertheless, he runs a famous show called Nitro Circus (Action Sport Collective). With his success, he is going to be on Nitro Circus Branded Helmet and Outfit.
Travis Pastrana and Nitro Circus
Travis created something from scrap which is now accepted as the major action sports brand in the whole world, ‘Nitro Circus’. Now, Pastrana is a Nitro Circus sponsored Athlete and he will be representing the brand with Nitro Circus Helmet and Outfits. To him, it mirrored his commitment to the company he started 13 years ago.
He said he was thankful to ‘Red Bull’ for an awesome support they have shown from the very start of his career and he added, he can’t wait to try out the new Nitro Circus outfits. At Stockholm Tele2 Arena, Co-founder of Nitro Circus Jeremy Rawle exposed Travis’s new helmet custom designed by Santa Barbara. The helmet features Pastrana’s trademark plaid with the Nitro Circus throwback printed at the lower part.
In the coming months, fans might feel closer than ever as Nitro Circus will be launching new consumer products which include headwear and clothing designs. Peter Maule (Global Head of Licensing for Nitro Circus) said “We can’t wait to roll out our new consumer products’ range”. He adds up with “We are also negotiating with several leading industries that concerns with gaming, toys and other sectors as we continue to pursue fresh and innovative ways to partner with top-level organization.
Travis Pastrana’s Career and Success
During the year 1998; when he was just 14, Travis managed to win the ‘World Freestyle Championship’. And this was an electric start of his racing career. In 1999, Pastrana participated in the ‘X-Games MotoX Freestyle’ where he scored 99.00 points and brought home the Gold medal. Following the year, he won the ‘AMA 125cc National Championship’ in 2000; where he tried a backflip and injuring his foot.
In 2003, he geared up his Rally career. Travis participated in ‘Subaru Rally Team USA’ in the X-Games, and like always, he won the event bringing home his 4th Gold Medal. Later in 2005, he was able to win again at the ‘X-Games MotoX Freestyle’. If you try to copy his success on a paper, you will run out of space; because he has earned 10 Gold Medals in total and is a four times ‘American Rally Event’ winner.
Adjacent to his successful racing career, he also published a book named ‘The Big Jump: The Tao of Travis Pastrana’ in 2007, accompanying some of the senior writers of ‘ESPN The Magazine’. The book talks about everything you need to know about Travis Pastrana. So, if you are interested, grab a copy right away and find out all about your favourite motoX freestyle hero Travis Pastrana. The book cost's $20 dollars for the hardcover.