On a Rally Cross roster full of stars, Travis Pastrana is still the biggest name.
Of course, he's one of the biggest names in action sports, period.
Not many athletes are selected each year," Travis Pastrana said.
"We're grateful to have the opportunity to represent the action sports community."Five-time Wimbledon tennis champion Serena Williams, record-setting swimmer Michael Phelps, champion boxer Bernard Hopkins, NFL running back Marshawn Lynch, professional surfer Coco Ho and America's Cup sailor Jimmy Spithill are among the 22 athletes in this year's edition of the "Bodies We Want" feature.
Travis Pastrana is a top-notch American racer renowned for his tricks performed with motorbikes as well as cars.
He met with several accidents and was wounded and injured innumerable times, but this daring racer never gave up his endeavours.Travis Pastrana has ridden his motorcycle hundreds of times along the trails and over the jumps he created on his Davidsonville property.Pastrana had never done so with his wife on the back of the dirt bike while both were naked, with a camera crew filming and photographing their every move.He'd have so many expectations." And Lyn-Z looked at me and was like, "Um …?! But I don't know if it will change the way I approach the things I do. I'm not going to huck myself off something for laughs.Born in San Diego, Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins was raised in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California, and spent part of her childhood in Sayulita, Mexico, just outside Puerto Vallarta.He is married to multi-time X Games gold medalist Lyn-z Adams Hawkins. On June 4, 2011, at a Nitro Circus Live show in Las Vegas, Travis Pastrana committed what he called his most daring stunt to date: He asked his then-girlfriend, skateboarder Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins, to marry him. Lyn-Z: Travis wakes up sometimes and says, "I just had a dream of a crash reel of my life on dirt bikes. Lyn-Z: People always hand babies to Travis in autograph lines and he doesn't know how to hold their neck. He wants to take a class to learn how to change a diaper and hold a baby's neck. Lyn-Z: If it's a girl, her middle name will be Ruth after Travis' grandma Ruth Pastrana.At an early age he developed an interest for racing and his parents could gauge the inherent talent in their son, and supported him in enhancing his skills.He got his first motorbike when he was only four, and even at that tender age, he performed stunts which would astonish people.There goes all our fun." What do you think it will be like to raise a girl versus a boy? I got to experience that first hand, skating with Riley Hawk. No matter how good he was, he was never good enough. But racing and going for the win and not being afraid to crash, that's not one of them.Travis: At first, I was thinking, "It would be tough if it was a boy. Lyn-Z: I hope it will change Travis in that he will think about the stunts he does.sixth annual "Body Issue," which hit newsstands Friday.ESPN initially asked Pastrana to appear in the Body Issue last year. Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins Pastrana, a professional skateboarder, was pregnant, so the shoot was delayed a year."It's really an honor to be part of it.The proverb ‘Failure is the pillar of success’ seems to perfectly suit Pastrana because whenever he failed in any attempt, he made it a point to practice even more and ensured his success.