Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

All in a Day's Work for Stunt Team

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

All in a Day's Work for Stunt Team

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Byline: Dennis Newlyn Speedway correspondent

THE run-off area for the FMX motocross acrobatic team is ideal for the riders to perform their spectacular, high-flying somersaults at Castrol Edge Lismore Speedway tonight.

The bike team will share top billing with the fourth round of the Diamond Air Speedcar Super Series.

Riders have inspected the ground and are happy the layout allows them to perform their complete repertoire of stunts.

Reverse flips, twists, tumbles, somersaults and straight-out high speed ramp jumps are all part of the show.

"The Aussie FMX Team comprises professional riders who know their job and what is required to put on a performance that is also safe through their superb motorcycle skills," promoter David Lander said.

"They work hard on their routines and have some wonderful high-flying acts that are truly magnificent.

"They also assimilate with the fans and take time out after the show to sign autographs for spectators. …

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