Snowmobiler pulls off double back flip " sort of
Aspen, CO Colorado
ASPEN ” Snowmobiler Levi LaVallee followed through with his plan to attempt the double back flip at the Winter X Games in Aspen, landing the stunt ” sort of.
He performed the impressive trick flawlessly, but fell off his 450-pound Polaris upon hitting the snow.
Still, it counts in his mind ” and those around the country ” making him part of X Games lore. His good friend, Travis Pastrana, performed a similar stunt on a motorbike.
“It was pretty gnarly,” LaVallee said.
However, Dane Ferguson won the next trick competition since he landed on his snowmobile, which is part of the criteria.
Not bad for a new sled.
“Only rode it around the parking lot a couple of times,” Ferguson said.
LaVallee was stressing over the trick he’s been planning for around a month. The landing aside, the double back flip went off without a hitch.
“I definitely was scared, but I think I had come to grips with that and I was going for it regardless ” whatever happened was going to happen,” he said. “I’m still walking.”
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