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During recent tryouts in California of the "slingshot," a new winch mechanism that enables performers on wheels to achieve high speed in little time going into a ramp, Van Vugt shattered her forehead, nose, eye socket, right arm and jaw.This week, she'll undergo full reconstruction of her orbital socket so that she can fully see again out of her left eye.She attended Friday's show and came onstage - with a patch over her eye and her arm in a sling - to say hi to the audience at the beginning of the show. "Unfortunately, yes, part of our job does entail injury, some a little bit more extreme than others. "I'm addicted to what I do and I love what I do, so I will most definitely be back.Jolene Van Vugt (born September 17, 1980 in London, Ontario, Canada) is the first CMRC Women’s Canadian Motocross National Champion, first woman to backflip a full-sized dirt bike, holder of multiple Guinness World Records, and co-star of many motocross/stunt videos, Born to Dutch immigrant parents Bill and Tina Van Vugt, youngest to sister Michelle and brother Billy, Van Vugt grew up heavily influenced by her father Bill, a young at heart avid motocross racer, while her mother wanted her to become a figure skater or a ballerina.Thanks to my buddy Steve Christini, owner of Philadelphia-based Christini All Wheel Drive motorcycles, I met backstage with Canadian-born Jolene Van Vugt, a/k/a "Nitro Girl," the first woman in history to ever backflip a dirt bike.As a needer of speed and lover of all things fast, I found her pretty cool, though she was unable to participate in Friday's show because of some serious injuries suffered in a September accident preparing for the tour.
I HAD THE pleasure on Friday of going to Nitro Circus, the death-defying "action sport collective" led by Annapolis, Md.-born motor-sport stuntman Travis Pastrana.Jolene’s talent soon became apparent as she quickly rose to the top ranks of Canadian women’s motocross.