Travis Pastrana By: Randon Introduction Travis has competed in many different motorsports. He has done freestyle, motocross, supercross, rallying, Nascar, and he has even started his own reality TV show on mtv. He is a person that does not walk away when he gets hurt. He has sustained many injuries and has undergone 20 surgeries, yet he still is committed to what he loves to do and that is to entertain America and to be a star. He is my favorite motorsport driver. Travis at a public appearance before racing his open class ’09 subaru at the 2009 lake superior performance rally Travis Was born on October 8, 1983 in Annapolis, Maryland to Robert and Debby. At the age of 19 he was seriously injured when he wrecked his corvette into a tree. Travis’s wreck at the age of 14 He was in the fmx competition and jumped his dirt bike of the metal ramp and went to do a double back flip and stood his bike up in the dirt and he let go of the bike he fell off and dislocated his spine form his pelvis. After the wreck After his wreck that put him in a wheel-chair for three months he had three blood transfusions and while in recovery would do pop wheelies in his wheel-chair and he vowed to keep jumping motorcycles. Travis’s injuries He has had surgery at least 20 times for instants he has had surgery on his right knee 9 time. His left knee 6 times and his thumb 1 time and 1 on his right elbow. 2 times on his back and his left wrist 1 time. One of Travis's record jumps In January Travis officially set a new world record in a ramp-to-ramp car jump. He jumped his rally car off the Pine Street Pier onto a floating barge anchored in long beach’s rainbow harbor, shattering the existing mark of 171 feet and establishing a new world distance record of 269 feet. To celebrate, after getting out of his car, he performed a gainer from the landing ramp into the harbor below. Travis at the x-games Travis and the rest of his friends. Travis and the rest of Nitro Circus appeared in the music video for Spaceship by Puddle of Mudd Rallying and his TV show In 2003 he opened his rallying car career. Then in 2009 he started a show on mtv its name is nitro circus the director’s name is Johnny Knoxville and he put some of his friends in it to.
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