industry news

The Latest Industry News for the Exciting World of Production.


 
Creative Handbook puts together a bi-monthly newsletter featuring up-to-date information on events, news and industry changes.

SPIRAL JUMP AT MAGIC MOUNTAIN THIS SATURDAY 9AM-NOON


By: Mike Ryan | December 16, 2011


Mike Ryan, Stunt Coordinator and owner of Picture Vehicles Unlimited is proud to announce that skate board champ and TV show host of Fantasy Factory, Rob Dyrdek will complete the first spiral jump seen in public since the mid 1970's.

Stuntman and friend James Smith and I studied the history and met with some of the folks that invented and performed the jumps in the '70's, including the one in the 1973 James Bond movie, "The man with the Golden Gun". Rob wanted to do it and he let Elia at Gem Special Effects know about it. Elia told me and then Rob got Chevy involved.

Elia Popov and his crew at Gem Special Effects prepped the hero and test car, provided by sponsor and host, Chevrolet. The Picture Vehicles Unlimited stunt fabrication crew built the ramps and together, James Smith and I have completed 8 jumps into boxes and James landed one onto the catch ramp last Thursday. Now, we are ready to put Rob in the driver's seat.

Gates open at 9AM at the rear parking lot at Magic Mountain in Valencia. The jump goes off at 11AM, weather permitting. Please come out and see this very unique stunt. It is one of the most memorable and difficult to do automotive stunts ever.

Please come out and enjoy the day.


Mike Ryan
Extreme Performance, Inc.
25111 Rye Canyon Loop
Santa Clarita, CA. 91355
office 661-295-7711
cell 818-404-8230
fax 661-295-7721
www.fastrucks.comwww.picturevehicles.com



No Comments