At a young age many parents present you with a bike. Teach you to ride until the training wheel come off and you can do so on your own. I remember riding my bike all over our neighborhood with friends. This was before Cell phones were a “thing” and parents encouraged you to be outside! As you bike some of your friend would do tricks. We all know someone like this in our life. You know the one that made you smile with these wacky moves and epic falls when they went horribly wrong. In my teen years we graduated to motorcycles. When the Nitro Circus was coming to our area I felt rather excited to share those thrills from my childhood with my son. He may not be into all these fancy tricks but he can appreciate the athleticism that goes into it!
Think bikes, tricks & grandstands!
I am a member of US Family Guide. I did not receive compensation for this post, but they did provided me with tickets to facilitate an honest review. All opinions expressed are my own.
Expect to get there early. We shot for around an hour early and waited in line for around twenty minutes just to park. The merchandise line was manageable coming in so try and do this first! Also shoot for some sponsor tents, our location had “Napa” for example.
I took so many photos I decided to only post a few for you all. I really think seeing these trick in person is where the “Circus” part come in. These adrenaline junkies put it all out on the line for their viewers. You will not go away from the show thinking “Nothing new”.
At one point in the show I remember turning to my eight year old and thinking “Dear Lord” choose any other sport! I used to trick ride on my motorcycle in my younger years and I guess never thought of the severity. When you watch a paraplegic snap his vertebrates paralyzing him for life get back on a motorcycle, something in you clicks. I went from cringing to humble appreciation.
This show has a mixture of emotions combined with whole lot of action. This show had us up on our feet cheering to fighting back tears! They are venturing out west next and if you are fortunate enough definitely go and see them “preform”! Tour schedule list HERE.
Would you attempt a triple back flip on a bike?
Do you think this is considered a talent or sport?