Few athletes can boast of success in various sports. But Sean Palmer is one of those. Known by the nicknames “Napalm” and “Palm Daddy”, he is considered one of the founders of extreme sports.
An American snowboarder, skier, mountain biker and motocross racer was born on November 14, 1968 in South Lake Tahoe (California, USA). From early childhood, Sean was interested in activities in which there is great speed. In an interview with People magazine, his mother said: “Wheels or boards – it doesn’t matter, it should be super-fast. He was not afraid of anything. Once, when he was 13, he was punished, then he jumped out of the window of his room on the second floor, got on his bike and sped off. Sean has always been like this – pushing the boundaries. ”
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Freestyler Jean-Philippe Oakler was born in Saint-Foix, Quebec on August 22, 1977. He was known by the nickname J.P. At a young age he showed talent in the traditional disciplines of skiing. However, all the basic rules and requirements established by FIS severely limited his freedom, so JP left the classic freestyle and started inventing his own tricks.
He had like-minded people like Vincent Dorion and Shane Zox, JF Cusson and Mike Douglas. Newspapers dubbed the team “The New Canadian Air Force.” The young extremal regularly won prizes in big air. At the age of 34, he moved to live in the mountainous Switzerland – the dream of any skier.
In order to get permission to perform new tricks on the mogul highway, J.P. sometimes had to do paperwork for several months. Continue reading
Courage and courage, qualities forgotten by our contemporaries. But a strong person has strong leverage to achieve his goal. At the same time, life adorned with dangers is more interesting and eventful for him. This is how one of the most extreme contemporaries of Travis Pastrana appears before us. A bright and fearless tamer of motorcycles, an example of boyish imitation, a multiple winner of various competitions, father and participant in the show “Jet Clowns”.
Motorcyclist since childhood
Travis was born into a Puerto Rican family in 1983 on October 8. And after 24 years, he already represents the island in competitions. By this time, Pastrana is already a famous conqueror of bikes. After all, for the first time having appeared in the saddle of a motorcycle horse as early as 4 years old, he decides to forever connect his life with these sports cars. Continue reading