Backflip Mike

Backflip Mike

Mike Garvey, our resident Rock Nights host has been feeling a little out of the spotlight amongst his fellow colleagues. What with Mulls being the sports guy, Rog on Dancing With The Stars and Jim as the class clown.

Well New Zealand, introducing The Rock’s newest superstar. BACKFLIP MIKE – taking on New Zealand one backflip at a time!

Mike has set himself a challenge to learn to Backflip a dirt bike.

Keep this page locked and follow his journey as Mike gets the gear he needs, avoids breaking bones (we hope) and attempts to learn how to backflip a Motorbike

First backflip session at Flow Academy of Motion

Check out Mikes very first training session with coach Dion at Flow Academy of Motion in Albany - here Mike is taught the fundimentals in terms of safely doing a backflip. Even the big dog, Rog gives it a nudge too.

Mike catches up with his coach Levi Sherwood

Hear what Mike's coach Levi Sherwood has to say about Mike's backflip process, and how long he thinks it's going to take.

Mike's first BMX attempt

Mike's Van - Cheers to Trucks & Trailers & Workshop Graphics

Mike's FMX Bike - Cheers to MOTOZONE.NZ

Mike backflips his Dirt Bike into the foam pit

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