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Freestyle Racer Carey Hart at Progressive IMS

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Progressive International Motorcycle Shows
Action sports renaissance man, freestyle motocross pioneer and co-founder of the Hart & Huntington tattoo empire, Carey Hart is appearing at the 2012 Progressive International Motorcycle Shows stop at the Dallas Convention Center Friday, November 9, and Saturday, November 10.

The TV personality and inventor of the revolutionary Hart Attack — he introduced the backflip to the world of FMX — will be on hand to greet fans and sign autographs on Friday, November 9, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., and on Saturday, November 10, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., at the Pit Stop stage.

• While he got his start as a professional motocross and Supercross racer, and made his bones in Freestyle MX, Hart has emerged as an action sports entrepreneur with businesses that range from his Hart & Huntington tattoo parlors in Las Vegas, Niagara Falls, and Orlando, Fla., to his recent partnership with racing legend Ricky Carmichael. The two have teamed up to form Dodge/Sycuan Casino/RCH Racing, a team that includes racers Broc Tickle and Josh Hill.

• Hart’s broad career includes acting — cameo appearances in XXX and Charlie’s Angels II; television — VH1’s reality show, The Surreal Life, and star of the A&E network’s reality show, INKED; music — performing with punk legends Pennywise, and his role as owner of the Hart & Huntington branded clothing line.

• In addition to fielding the SX and MX team with Carmichael, Hart’s empire supports other Supercross racers, off-road truck racing, BMX riders and wakeboarding.

The Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Dallas will be open to the public Friday, November 9 through Sunday, November 11, at the Dallas Convention Center, located at 650 South Griffin Street, in Dallas. Show hours are Friday, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $15 adults, $6 for children 6-11. Children 5 and under are admitted free. For more information, call 800/331-5706 or visit www.motorcycleshows.com.

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