Travis Pastrana has become one of the key faces of action sports with multiple medals to his name. He is one of the most decorated motocross athletes of all time and it is his speed and stunts that make him stand out in the world of motocross sports. Let’s take a look at some facts about the superstar.
Travis Pastrana’s Bio (Age)
Travis Alan Pastrana was born October 8, 1983, in Annapolis, Maryland to Robert and Debby Pastrana. He is an American professional motorsports competitor and stunt performer. He is an only child and was interested in racing from an early age. His parents bought him a BMX bike which he rode and performed stunts with. At the age of four, he got his first motorcycle and took part in racing events. He has registered many wins since he got into racing and has won championships and X Game gold medals. Pastrana did very well in school as a student. He attended the University of Maryland.
Travis Pastrana is one of the most accomplished racers America has ever produced. He has great physical and mental strength which is something that the sports demands. He has made great achievements and success in extreme motorsports and is looking forward to making a name for himself in NASCAR with help from Waltrip whom he teamed up with to form Pastrana-Waltrip Racing. He runs a show which he produced called Nitro Circus. It was founded in early 2000’s and it featured him and his fellow extreme sports athletes’ performing stunts around the world. The show first started as a series of DVD’s then turned into an MTV series and finally an official world tour. In 2016, the show was then transformed into an extreme sports competition in Salt Lake City. Pastrana and the crew of Nitro Circus have appeared in the music video for Spaceship by Puddle of Mudd.
He made his first debut at the X Games. In that same year which he made his first debut, Freestyle Motorcross had its first competition and Pastrana was just 15 years old. He took part in the competition and dominated with a high score and eventually won the gold medal. He has been competing in various extreme sports and has won championships and X Game gold medals in competitions such as Motorcross, Supercross, Freestyle Motocross and Rally Racing. In 2005, Travis Pastrana competed in Rally America National Championships for Subaru Rally Team USA and won four straight championships. In 2006, he won three golds medals; Moto X Best Trick, Moto X Freestyle, and Rally Car Racing. He made his NASCAR debut at Toyota All-Star Showdown at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale on January 29, 2011. Prior to that in 2010, Pastrana set the world record for fastest ascent of Mount Washington in car racing using his Subaru WRX STi.
Travis Pastrana has earned substantially from his chosen sports having been involved in the sports from a very young age. He has a net worth estimated to be in the region of $30 million which he has dragged in through endorsements and his participation in racing and stunts events such as The X Games, Red Bull X Fighters, Dew Tour and Rally America.
Who is Travis Pastrana’s Wife? Kids
Pastrana is married to Lindsey Adams Pastrana. She was born on September 21, 1989, in San Diego, California, the United States of America as Lindsey Adams Hawkins. She is a professional skateboarder who made her video game debut as a skater in Tony Hawks Project 8. She started using the nickname “Lyn-Z” when she was in the 4th grade. She was an athletic child and started surfing and skateboarding as early as the age of 6. Her brother bought her a membership at the Encinitas YMCA and that was how she got into skateboarding. She was the second female to appear in the video game. Lindsey won the gold medal in the Women’s Vert Competition at X Games 13 in Los Angeles in 2007 and on November 21, 2009, she became the first female to land 540 MC Twist during the “Quiksilver Tony Hawk Show” in Paris, France.
In 2011, Pastrana proposed to Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins during a live performance of Nitro Circus. They got married in Southern California on October 29, 2011, in a small ceremony which had friends and family in attendance. The couple welcomed their first child named Addy Ruth on September 2, 2013, and on February 9, 2015, they had their second child which was also a girl named Bristol Murphy.
Travis Pastrana’s Dad
Robert Pastrana is the father of Travis Pastrana. He was featured occasionally as a guest star on his son’s extreme sports show “Nitro Circus” but during the filming of episode nine of the first season titled “Panamania”, Robert had an accident that shattered his pelvis when he jumped out of a moving speedboat. He was hospitalized and had three surgeries to correct the problem but has not appeared on the show since then due to his lengthy recovery.
Quick Facts – Weight, Height, Horoscope
Name: Travis Alan Pastrana
Known as: Travis Pastrana
Profession: Motorsports competitor, Stunt performer
Birth Date: October 8, 1983
Birth Place: Annapolis, Maryland
Spouse: Lindsey Adams Hawkins
Children: 2 (Addy Ruth and Bristol Murphy Pastrana)
Height: 1.88 m
Weight: 88 kg
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Dark brown
Net Worth: $30 million