How Daniel Bodin stomped the world's first snowmobile double backflip

How Daniel Bodin stomped the world's first snowmobile double backflip

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How Daniel Bodin stomped the world's first snowmobile double backflip

Even after Travis Pastrana had landed his FMX double flip, doing the same trick on a snowmobile seemed unrealistic. Too heavy, too much bulk.

Even when Levi Lavallee attempted a snowmobile double backflip at the X Games in 2009, Daniel Bodin says it still felt dangerous and reckless to him.

But in 2012, Justin Hoyer made another attempt, one that felt safer and more sensible – and in Daniel Bodin a plan started to grow…

More than two years in planning and preparation, this video accompanies Bodin from first trials through emotional setbacks, from concept to nerve-racking attempts to the final moment of elation, having mastered a world-first trick.

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