Inaugural Gravity Slashers℠ Freestyle Motocross Tour Schedule and Riders Announced

2009-12-22 14:21
Gravity Defying Freestyle Motocross Contests Coming to an Arena Near You

Feld Motor Sports℠ announced today the inaugural Gravity Slashers℠ Freestyle Motocross tour, kicking off in Charlotte, N.C. on January 2, 2010 and concluding in Cleveland, Ohio on March 6, 2010. The 15-stop tour will feature some of the world’s best freestyle motocross pros as they attempt to one-up each other with gravity-defying tricks.

The sport is freestyle motocross and with Gravity Slashing tricks like Cliffhangers, Sterilizers, Tsunamis, and Hart Attacks, fans are sure to be on the edge of their seats all night! These feats may sound like accidents waiting to happen, but in reality, they are some of the most astounding aerial acrobatics you’ll ever see.

In freestyle motocross, the name of the game is “anything goes” in this adrenaline-filled contest staged in mid-air. Riders launch their bikes off ramps that propel them towards the rafters, performing mind-bending acrobatic moves as they soar through the arena airspace. The only way to properly experience this spine-tingling sport is from the very edge of your seat as these daredevils fly high overhead.

“We are proud to introduce the Gravity Slashers tour and continue Feld Motor Sports’ longstanding tradition of world class freestyle motocross competition,” said Todd Jendro, senior director of operations, Feld Motor Sports. “These riders push the limits of reality and thousands of fans all over the country will have the chance to witness the action up close throughout the winter season.”

Gravity Slashers, this action-packed event, will be invading an arena near you so be sure to check your local box office or Ticketmaster outlets. Keep track of all the news on www.GravitySlashers.com


2010 Gravity Slashers℠ Tour Schedule



Date/s Day/s City, State Venue

Jan 2, 2010 Sat Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena

Jan 8-9, 2010 Fri/Sat Portland, ME Cumberland Civic Center

Jan 15-16, 2010 Fri/Sat Pensacola, FL Pensacola Civic Center

Jan 16, 2010 Sat Portland, OR Rose Garden

Jan 22-23, 2010 Fri/Sat Bridgeport, CT Arena at Harbor Yard

Jan 30-31, 2010 Fri/Sat Salt Lake City, UT Energy Solutions Arena

Jan 30, 2010 Sat Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum

Feb 5-6, 2010 Fri/Sat Wichita, KS Intrust Bank Arena

Feb 12-13, 2010 Fri/Sat Little Rock, AR Verizon Arena

Feb 19-20, 2010 Fri/Sat Toledo, OH Lucas County Arena

Feb 19-20, 2010 Fri/Sat Sacramento, CA Arco Arena

Feb 26-27, 2010 Fri/Sat Moline, IL I Wireless Center

Feb 27, 2010 Sat Phoenix, AZ US Airways Center

Mar 5-6, 2010 Fri/Sat Wilkes-Barre, PA Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza

Mar 6, 2010 Sat Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena



2010 Gravity Slashers℠ Athletes



Ben Veyna (Las Vegas, NV)

Derek Burlew (Cliffwood Beach, NJ)

Derek Cook (Clinton, OK)

Drake McElroy (Fernley, NV)

Dustin Nowak (Mammoth Lakes, CA)

Greg Hartman (Greencastle, PA)

Heath Frisby (Boise, ID)

J.J. Romans (Flagstaff, AZ)

Jack Rowe (Chicago, IL)

Jeff Banks (Campbell River, B.C.)

John Distler (Gilbert, AZ)

Julian Dusseau (Humbolt County, CA)

Justin Stoltzfus (Philadelphia, PA)

Keith Sayers (Butte, MT)

Nick Dunne (Redding, CA)

Rich Kearns (Prospect, CT)

Sean Nielsen (Gunnison, UT)

Shawn Connors (Dorset, VT)

Vince Morgan (St. Johns, AZ)

Source: Feld Motor Sports

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