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Heath Frisby lands first snowmobile front flip at Winter X Games

By Eric W. Dolan
Monday, January 30, 2012 20:40 EDT
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During the 2012 Winter X Games on Sunday night, 27-year-old Heath Frisby became the first person to ever successfully land a snowmobile front flip during competition, which earned him the gold medal.

“I set a goal for myself and I’ve always told myself, ‘I can’t do two things at once, but if I focus on one thing I can do it,’” Frisby told ESPN.

“This has been everything to me, really,” he said just after landing the front flip.

“My whole family, everybody, all my friends have been behind me through all this. I know my grandma is watching — she must have gotten a little chill there. Grandpa, I love you, man. We got it. We got it.”

Watch video, uploaded to YouTube, below:

Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
 
 
 
 
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