Video: Motorcyclist lands front flip in X-Games competition

Tom Webster

Proof was provided at the X Games this weekend, if it were needed, that motorcyclists are missing some chemical in their brain related to the feeling most of us call fear.

Jackson Strong landed the first recorded forward flip in a competition in the final of the Moto X Best Trick this weekend. That is a forward flip – against the natural forces of inertia and involving the insane rider to twist himself to face the ground for an unnerving period of time.