World's first paraplegic to land motorcycle backflip inspiring others

Nitro Circus

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Nitro Circus Live features more than 30 world-class action sports athletes.

It’s an all-star international lineup, loaded with the best riders in freestyle motocross, BMX, scooter and inline - including multiple X Games medalists - performing the biggest tricks in action sports, plus attempting unbelievable world’s firsts never seen before.

Nitro Circus Lives’ daredevils will also ride a host of outrageous new contraptions off the famous 40-foot Giganta Ramp, such as tricycles, a wheeled recliner and more.

With an all-new stage set geared for an outdoor stadium experience, Nitro Circus Live is a spectacular and entertaining event that is fun for fans of all ages.

Bruce Cook is the world’s first paraplegic to land a motorcycle back flip. He talked with My West Michigan about his experience.

The Nitro Circus Live tour is coming to Fifth Third Ballpark on August 6. Tickets are available at

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