FMX / 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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Congratulations to David Rinaldo who claimed Silver at Night of the Jumps in Munich, Germany! Rockstar teammate Libor Podmol also landed a podium spot, coming away with Bronze.
Nitro Circus Live
Watch "Nitro Circus Live" with Jolene Van Vugt tonight, April 23rd, at 11/10c on MTV2! Take a sneak peek at the all-new episode here.
Teammates top podiums during Round 2 and 3 of Night of the Jumps.
Libor Podmol wins Round 2 of FIM Freestyle MX World Championships in Berlin while new Rockstar teammate David Rinaldo wins Round 3.
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