Travis Pastrana was born on the 8th of October 1983 in Annapolis, Maryland. He began racing 125cc motocross, winning the AMA championship in 2000. In 1999 he won the first MotoX Freestyle event at the X Games. He had continual success at the X Games, racking up a slew of gold medals and captivating the world when he landed the first double backflip in competition in 2006. Since then Pastrana has moved his focus to four wheels, competing in the World Rally Championship and the NASCAR Nationwide Series. He wears his iconic #199 in all competition.