Nitro Circus promo stunt in New Zealand
Nitro Circus star Jolene Van Vugt and Erik Roner completed a spectacular stunt to promote the upcoming Australian show tour.
Nitro Circus promote upcoming tour with Skydiving Stunt
Nitro Circus stars Jolene Van Vugt and Eric Roner were joined by eight of their extreme friends jumping out of a plane over New Zealand on a range of items including a BMX bike, wheelchair, kid’s trike, body board, skis, scooters and even an esky, which the crew will put to use during their worldwide Nitro Circus Live tour in 2011, which includes a regional tour of Australia throughout March and April. (Full Dates below)
“I have heard that New Zealand is the action capital of the world so I think the Nitro crew is going to fit in just fine here,” said Van Vugt after the stunt today. “Fans all around the world are going to love the shows which are packed with the best in action sports, as well as a whole lot of crazy Nitro antics. Today’s stunt was just a tease for what you can expect in our tour!”
Headlining the tour will be 17 times X games medalist and new world number one FMX rider, Travis Pastrana.
Joining Pastrana will be the entire Nitro Circus crew from the hit MTV show including Van Vugt and Roner, along with Jim De Champ, Special Greg and Dusty Wygle (USA). 2009 FMX X games gold medalist, Blake ‘Bilko’ Williams and the only rider performing FMX double back flips, Cam Sinclair will be performing as well as Steve Mini, Chuck Norris, Clint Moore, Josh Sheehan) and Jarryd McNeil, all flying the Australian flag.
Performing the biggest tricks in FMX and BMX, they will also be pushing their limits and skill on a range of contraptions on the mutli-million dollar set, which includes the 50 foot Nitro Gigant-A-Ramp. Fans can expect to see kids trikes, snow skis, tandem bikes, razor scooters and much more launched off the Gigant-A-Ramp. Super extreme wheelchair athlete Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham will show his courage and skill on the 50 foot ramp.
In 2009, Nitro Circus partnered with MTV to create a new smash hit TV series produced by Godfrey Entertainment and Dickhouse productions, which has aired to huge ratings in over 60 countries over two seasons.
Nitro Circus Live was created through a partnership between the creators of Nitro Circus and Australian based sports marketing & events company, Global Action Sports. The first ever tour in Australia became the highest grossing action sports show in Australian history with almost 120,000 tickets sold.
Australian Regional Tour Dates 2011
Wednesday, March 9 – Lavington Sports Ground, Albury
Saturday, March 12 – EnergyAustralia Stadium, Newcastle
Wednesday, March 16th – Canberra Stadium, Canberra
Saturday, March 19th – Bluetongue Stadium, Gosford
Wednesday, March 23rd – WIN Stadium, Wollongong
Saturday, March 26th – Dairy Farmers Stadium, Townsville
Wednesday, March 30th – Mackay Show Grounds, Mackay
Saturday, April 2nd – Skilled Stadium, Gold Coast