I've got a few random things to point out today. First off, Travis Pastrana and Johnny Knoxville have teamed up for a new Jackass type of TV series that is going to be airing on MTV soon. Apparently, it features stunts from all genres of extreme sports and anything that falls in between. What does this have to do with BMX? Well, not a whole lot at the moment although there are a couple clips in the trailer below that show a BMXer by the name of, Hubert Kowland. Who is Hubert Kowland you ask? Maybe he just owns a BMX bike but I've never heard of him. I'm not sure if more BMX is scheduled to be involved in this, but judging from my experiences hanging out with Hoffman and Knoxville last summer, I'm sure Hoffman and others will be involved. I'm just wondering what kind of stunts will be going down, cause the trailer looks ridiculous! It's like Jackass hyped up on steroids but without all the sick vomiting and bodily fluid antics. This will definitely be something to keep an eye on regardless cause it looks too damn good to miss. Let's just hope Knoxville doesn't try to thrown down again like he did at the Hoffman tribute last year in Oklahoma (where he tore his urethra!) Catch the premiere on MTV on Feb. 8th at 10 P.M.
Secondly, need health coverage and having a hard time getting it because you ride BMX and you're at high risk? Well, check this out. Catfish sent this over to me yesterday, it's an insurance company called, Adventure Advocates. Apparently, for as little as $20 bucks you can get accident coverage and a lot more benefits. Check out the site at www.adventureadvocates.com.
Lastly, ARF started a traveling Web site similar to that of which Scott Powell did for chengatravel.com. Since you're a loyal reader, you probably remember me telling you about that last year. This is what ARF had to say about it,
"Booking travel? Wouldn't you rather send the commission from your travel booking to a non-profit organization instead of some corporate online booking company? Book all travel and more at www.ytbtravel.com/arf and go to www.athleterecoveryfund.com to see who you will be helping! Prices are often better than most online booking companies to you and the commission from your trip goes to ARF!"