News X Games: Strong Moto X Front Flip (Video)

X Games: Strong Moto X Front Flip (Video)

2011 X Games 17 Moto X Front Flip

For the first time in X Games history, a rider pulled off the most challenging trick on a motorcycle – a front flip on in the Moto X competition.

The rider, Jackson Strong, earned a gold medal in Sunday’s Moto X in Los Angeles after conducting the front flip on his MX machine, a KTM 250 SX.

This was redemption for Strong, who knocked himself out cold during last year’s X Games 16.

This YouTube video displays the X Games History, showing Jackson Strong conducting the first-ever frontflip in the series history.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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