Jolene Van Vugt
  • Nickname: Nitro Girl
  • City, State you reside in: London, Ontario, Canada
  • Birthday: September 17th
  • Age when first started riding: 11 years old
  • Favorite place to ride: Gopher Dunes, Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada
  • Sponsors: Rockstar, Fox Racing, Vestal Watches, Alpinestars, EVS, Race Tech Suspension, Michelin Tires, Pro Circuit, Twin Air Filters, TAG Bars and Sprockets, ethika , Ogio, Motul, Giant Bikes, Tubend Racing, Dr. Sharon Lee Gdanski, 8sixsix industries, and The Nitro Circus!
  • Inspiration: My father and Travis Pastrana
  • What’s on your IPOD playlist? Depends on my mood, but Punk Rock and Chick Singers!
  • When I’m not riding I like to: Taking photos, working on my house, chilling with my friends/family
  • Official/Favorite Website: nitrocircus.com
  • Something that most people don’t know about you: I’m Canadian and that I love to dress up and wear heels!
  • Quote: The things you work for the hardest in life are the most rewarding.
  • Career History. How did you start riding? My has Dad raced since I was born, it runs in my family ☺
  • Career Honors, Awards, and Highlights: First Female Backflip Combo Trick, (1-hand flip) Manchester, UK – 2012, Women’s Supercross X-Games LA, 7th Place Overall – 2010, First Female to Backflip a BMX bike 40 feet off a Mega Ramp – 2009, Guinness World Record - First female to Backflip a full-sized dirt bike – 2008, Guinness World Record - Longest female backflip – 2008, Walton TransCan Grand Canadian National Ladies Champion, 1st Place Overall – 2008, CMRC Women’s Canadian National Championships, 3rd Place Overall - 2008, First female to Backflip a full-sized dirt bike in the Grand Canyon – 2007, CMRC Women’s Canadian National Championships, 1st Place Overall – 2006, First female to Backflip a full-sized dirt bike ramp to dirt - 2005

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