7. Travis Pastrana Stomps a Double Backflip, 2006

Legendary moments from down the years

Possibly the epitome of what the X Games represent, Travis Pastrana hucked it and hoped when he attempted the first ever double backflip in the 2006 LA X Games Best Trick.

“If it goes wrong, you die.”

Pastrana didn’t even plan to do the trick that year as his rally season wasn’t over. In his words, “if it goes wrong, you die”. That might sound a bit extreme, but people do die at the X Games…


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