About Travis Pastrana
Travis Pastrana, full name Travis Alan Pastrana, is a successful stunt performed and motorsports competitor from the United States. During his career Pastrana has earned a several Gold medals and was victorious in a number of international events, such as rally racing, motocross, supercross and freestyle motocross. Since the summer 2009 Travis has been running a television show, entitled Nitro Circus. It is categorized as reality television program and features people performing various difficult and dangerous stunts. Pastrana is also actively participating in NASCAR Nationawide series, stock car racing series owned and operated by the National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing. As for 2013, Travis Pastrana net worth is evaluated at $15 million.
Travis was born in Maryland, in a family of Debby and Robert Pastrana. His uncle Alan has also connected his life to sports: he was a football player at University of Maryland team. However, his later career was not particularly successful and Alan’s fortune never came close to Travis Pastrana net worth. The future gold medalist started racing as a teenager.
His first performance in X-Games took time in 1999. In this year he scored 99 points and became undisputed Motox Event winner.
In 2000 he entered various motocross racing championships, such as East Coast Supercross, A.M.A. 125cc National championship and motocross des nations. In 2002 Pastrana managed to move up to 250cc class. Around the same period his talent to spot the most unexpected jump combinations became evident for both professional stunt performers and wider audience. Unfortunately, in 2003 a teenager experienced a serious injury, when his corvette crashed into a tree growing on a sideway. If it wasn’t for great experience of his doctors, his career might have been finished before he turned twenty and Travis Pastrana net worth would remain little above zero.
Fortunately, Pastrana has managed to recover faster than anybody expected. The same year he started his rallying career by joining Race of Champions. In 2004 he started to compete with Subaru-backed rally team, which included some of the greatest racers in the world. In 2006 Travis earned his first rally gold medal in X Games. Collin McRay, widely considered to be one of the most talented racers in the world, was only one second slower. Not only this achievement earned him a world-wide fame, it also added a solid sum to Travis Pastrana net worth. What about his personal life? In 2011 Travis = publically proposed to the fellow stunt performer, professional skateboarder known as Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins. The couple got married by the end of the same year. Travis and Lyn-Z are expecting their first child in autumn of this year. The gossip goes that it will be a boy!