I’m not one for surf lingo, but there is nothing to say about this video other than,”Sick!” This is what happens when one little boy who dreams of being a professional surfer grows up to be a professional motocross legend instead. This is Pipe Dream, the video of Robbie Maddison’s incredible feat of riding Tahiti’s powerful waves on his motorbike:
Pipe Dream is the product of three years’ testing and hundreds of spills. But after all the hard work, Robbie “Maddo” Maddison, celebrated X Games medalist and world record holding motocrosser, can definitely say he was the first to surf the big waves on a dirt bike.
In April 2015, Maddo rode the world famous waves at Teahupo’o and Papara in Tahiti. Dressed in full-on motocross gear, Maddo flies across the crystal clear water on a modified KTM 300 bike, stunning onlookers and battling some of the world’s most dangerous waves. The footage is unbelievable.
I apologize if I go nuts this week with @robbiemaddison posts but I can't help it! Been sitting on these pics for way too long and I am so excited to show the world what my man Maddo accomplished in #tahiti for @dc_moto #DCPipeDream @redbull @themediumcg #waterbike#trustthebum @customslr @fstopgear @borrowlenses
Behind the Dream, a behind the scenes video about the making of Pipe Dream will be hitting YouTube soon.
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