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"As crazy as this might be to believe, I am in charge of Nitro Circus' safety department." -Travis Pastrana
"The guys are going to go higher, further in the air, longer in the air, and they're going to do much bigger tricks."
"The impossible is not impossible. It just hasn't been done yet."
"We owe it to the industry to step in, put our money where our mouths are, and fix action sports competition. That's exactly what we're going to do."
We talked to two BMX superstars aspiring be part of the Nitro World Games -- Brandon Schmidt, who has landed triple backflips on BMX and rollerboard, and Todd Meyn, a BMX star with an ever-growing array of crazy tricks -- about how they set up their bikes for competition.
We talked to members of the Nitro FMX Crew—Josh Sheehan and Blake "Bilko" Williams—about what types of tweaks the athletes are making to their bikes as these two hopefuls prepare for competition.
The mission began with a simple question: How can we use what we've learned to improve the action-sports-competition landscape?
Check out 3D renderings of the Rice-Eccles Stadium setup for the Nitro World Games on Saturday, July 16, 2016.
New Ramps + New Landers = New Tricks. Travis Pastrana's backyard setup is bigger, better and safer than ever. Watch Travis and Gregg Duffy testing out ramps at Pastranaland.
With the announcement of the Nitro World Games, Nitro Circus Live creator Mike Porra is seeing the realization of an idea he's spent years cultivating.