FMX Superstar and the Kelowna Mayor gear up for Nitro Circus

FMX Superstar and the Kelowna Mayor gear up for Nitro Circus

The homegrown superstar will perform for the first time in Kelowna

In anticipation of Nitro Circus:The Next Level Tour’s stop in Kelowna, the Mayor and Bruce Cook had a ‘long overdue’ meeting at Apple Bowl Stadium.

“I’m pretty pumped that it features homegrown superstar,” Mayor Colin Basran said.

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Cook, a Kelowna native lost the use of his legs in 2014 while attempting a world’s first double front flip on a motorcycle, that didn’t stop him from pursuing his passion. A year later he achieved the world’s first back flip on his motorcycle without the use of his legs at a Toronto Nitro Circus show. Now he tours the world with Nitro Circus and will be performing in his hometown.

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“I have been looking forward to this one (show) for a long time,” Cook said. ” This is definitely going to be a highlight of my career for sure.”

Nitro Circus, the global youth entertainment phenomenon, returns to North America this year with the Next Level Tour. This full-moto show will have death-defying tricks, jaw-dropping world firsts and absurd stunts.The Next Level Tour will arrive in Kelowna May 25, tickets are available at ticketmaster.ca

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