Xpogo returning in 2016
Extreme pogo jumpers make Bridge Day’s aerial stunts even more high-flying! Most of us have long forgotten about humble childhood toys, but not Xpogo. Marvel as these athletes do incredible stunts on slicked-up pogo sticks!
Same looks, new sky-high possibilities
You’re probably pretty skeptical— pogo stick tricks? Believe it or not, these old-time toys are back in action.
Xpogo takes a 98-year-old pastime and gives it a modern twist and flip. The team performs incredible pogo stunts on modernized sticks. They travel the globe showing off feats most of us could never imagine: forward flips, synchronized backflips, high jumps and more.
What can these new pogo sticks do? Well, a lot more than the kind you played with as a kid. Even though the sport is pretty new, its fans are a determined bunch. Check out these world-record leaps:
- Highest backflip: 9 feet, 3 inches.
- Highest jump: 10 feet, 6 inches
- Most consecutive jumps: 88,047
- Most no-footed jumps: 117
Bouncing at the Bridge
Fortunately, you won’t have to travel overseas to witness Xpogo’s mind-boggling stunts. Just head to Bridge Day! This year, they’ll be setting up at the New River Gorge Bridge’s south side at 10 a.m.
There will be stunts aplenty! Bring a camera and get inspired by this zany, thrilling sport.
What tricks are you hoping to see the Xpogo team try this year?