Travis Pastrana

Travis Pastrana

Travis Pastrana is a multiple X Games champion, former AMA Motocross and Supercross champion, North American Rally Car champion and current competitor. Pastrana is also a TV star with Nitro Circus and capable winner at any freestyle FMX contest. The long-standing Red Bull athlete never fails to surprise his fans, making Pastrana one of the most popular motorcycle celebrities in the United States.

Travis Pastrana
Rider: Travis Pastrana
Nickname: TP, Wonderboy, Gimp
Born: October 8, 1983 in Annapolis,
Maryland
Nationality: American
Machine: Suzuki (#199)

Travis Pastrana’s multi-faceted motorcycle career began in the Motocross and Supercross series, with championships claimed in the 125 MX and SX classes during the 2000 and 2001 seasons. Though TP’s racing career sputtered after moving on to the premier 250 class, his position as the most recognized off-road rider in the US was just beginning.

Pastrana made his real name in Freestyle Motocross competitions, including the X Games. Pastrana has nine X-Game gold medals and is regarded as an innovator and pioneer of FMX, constantly pushing the envelope with tricks including popularizing the backflip as an FMX staple. One of the most iconic moments in Pastrana’s X Games career was in 2006, when he pulled off the first double back flip.

While Pastrana continues to compete at select FMX competitions, including the occasional X Games appearance, his new sport is rally car racing. To date, Pastrana has four Rally America titles to his credit, racing for Subaru. His rally car exploits include multiple appearances in the yearly Race of Champions, as well as X Games

Travis Pastrana performs the first double backflip in competition.
Travis Pastrana performs the first double backflip in motox competition at the 2007 X-Games.

rally car races. Pastrana also dabbles with his own sponsored monster truck.

Though not currently active in any motorcycle racing series, Pastrana remains one of the most marketable athletes in motorcycling – with widespread crossover appeal. His popularity has only soared higher with the success of his hit MTV show, Nitro Circus.

Pastrana latest feat saw him break the world record for distance jumping a rally car. The jump took place on New Year’s Eve as part of Pastrana sponsor Red Bull’s New Year No Limits event, which was televised live on ESPN.
 

Travis Pastrana Career History

2011 - 4th X-Games Rally
2011 - DNF X-Games Best Trick (Injured)
2010 - 3rd Rally America Championship
2010 - DNF X-Games Rally
2010 - X-Games Moto X Speed & Style Gold
2010 - X-Games MotoX Freestyle Gold
2009 - 1st Rally America Championship
2009 – X-Games Rally Silver
2009 – 4th X-Games MotoX Best Trick
2009 – X-Games Rally Silver
2008 - 1st Rally America Championship
2008 - 6th X-Games Speed & Style
2008 – X-Games Rally Gold
2007 - 1st Red Bull X-Fighters
2007 - 1st Rally America Championship
2007 - 9th X-Games Super X
2007 – X-Games Rally Bronze
2006 - 1st Red Bull X-Fighters
2006 - 1st Rally America Championship
2006 – 9th X-Games Supermoto
2006 – X-Games Rally Gold
2006 – X-Games MotoX Best Trick Gold
2006 - X-Games MotoX Freestyle Gold
2005 - X-Games MotoX Best Trick Silver
2005 - X-Games MotoX Freestyle Gold
2004 - 17th X-Games Supermoto
2004 - X-Games MotoX Best Trick Bronze
2004 - X-Games MotoX Freestyle Silver
2004 - 1st Red Bull X-Fighters
2003 - Gravity Games Freestyle Gold
2003 - X-Games MotoX Freestyle Gold
2002 - Gravity Games Freestyle Challange Gold
2002 - Gravity Games Freestyle Gold
2002 - 16th Supercross – Suzuki
2001 - X-Games MotoX Step Up Silver
2001 - X-Games MotoX Freestyle Gold
2001 - Gravity Games Freestyle Gold
2001 - 1st Supercross Lites East – Suzuki
2000 - 8th X-Games Step Up
2000 - X-Games MotoX Freestyle Gold
2000 - 3rd 125 Supercross – Suzuki
2000 - 1st 125 Motocross – Suzuki
2000 - AMA Rookie of the Year
1999 - X-Games MotoX Freestyle Gold
1999 - Gravity Games Doubles Gold
1999 - Gravity Games Freestyle Gold
1999 - Horizon Award Best Amateur Motocross Rider
1998 - 1st World Freestyle Championship

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Travis Pastrana Statistics
Travis Pastrana
Travis Pastrana – Statistics:

Pastrana scored the highest ever run in MotoX Freestyle at the 1999 X-Games with 99.00 points.


At the 2003 X-Games, Travis Pastrana became the second MotoX rider to complete a 360 in competition.


In 2006 Pastrana became the third athlete to win 3 gold medals at one X-Games event.

Travis Pastrana is the youngest rider to represent Team USA at Motocross of Nations (16 years old)

Pastrana has invented several freestyle motocross tricks including the LazyBoy, Wilma, and Rodeo


Travis is the first motox rider to land a double backflip in competition.
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