For dirt bike action at its most spectacular you can’t go past freestyle motocross (FMX). The proprietors of adrenaline at the X Games know this well and are riding the wave of this fast-evolving sport. With full broadcast episodes of their latest FMX events available through YouTube the X Games are winning new fans all over the web.
The X Games, having reduced the word extreme to a single letter ,X. The X team is now working with everyone’s childhood favorite, Hot Wheels. Together they are performing amazing stunts on four full sized wheels.
In their latest exploit, the X Games and Hot Wheels are claiming the world record for driving the first simultaneous double loop, the Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare is taking childhood imagination and making the insanity real.
The 66 foot high loops were modeled on Mattel’s Hot Wheels Double Dare Snare toy racetrack set. Re-engineered and scaled up to deal with the forces of a full sized rally cars hitting the loop at 52 mph. Hitting with 7 g’s of force during the loop the drivers have trained to deal with the black out inducing g forces. Clenching their legs and extremities so that it feels as if their eye balls will pop out, they must fight to remain conscious.