The main headline ring acts due to thrill the crowds at this year’s Royal Cornwall Show have been announced, with Honda’s official UK freestyle motocross team set to soar skywards.
The Bolddog Lings, will amaze attendees, expected to number well over 100,000, with their gravity defiant display on June 5, 6 & 7th.
The nationally acclaimed team has the largest, highest tech landing ramp in the world and has been ridden by the world’s best freestyle professionals, including World number one Nate Adams, and World record holder, Robbie Madison the "current day Evil Knievel". The landing ramp has also been used on the world renowned Crusty Demons Tour and was recently used on the Top Gear Live Tour.
The ramp allows the riders to jump gaps of over 75 feet and reach heights of over 35ft in the air, which gives the riders enough “air-time” to perform an array of death defying tricks usually only seen on television. The show features tricks such as the ‘look back heart attack’, ‘holy grab’, ‘cliff hanger’, ‘kiss of death’, ‘dead body’ and many more. Many of these moves will result in the rider exiting their seat, taking their hands off the handlebars and rotating their body around the bike.
The riders also go head to head in a true test of nerve to see who will throw down the biggest tricks to win over the crowd. If that’s not enough the riders provide onboard commentary while performing tricks giving you a true taste of what the rider is doing.
Not only have the team appeared in some of the largest shows in the world, but have also graced the big screen featuring in Hollywood blockbusters such as Captain America.
Bolddog Lings Team Manager and one of the UK’s top freestyle riders, Dan Whitby, describes the show: “It’s more than just freestyle. It’s a non-stop show that will entertain everyone from off–road enthusiasts to the general public. It’s a must see at the show and is continually growing in popularity as the awareness of FMX increases.”
Christopher Riddle, secretary of the Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association who organise the Royal Cornwall Show, is pleased to have secured the services of the popular act for the 2014 event.
“Having appeared at the show in the past, the Bolddog Lings are real crowd pleasers, we are delighted they will be here to entertain the main ring crowds again this year.
“Yet again show-goers will be treated to a superb range of entertainment in the main ring and a diverse mix of acts on our two live music and Cornwall Festival of Dance stages.”
To find out more of what to expect at the Royal Cornwall Show this year by visiting www.royalcornwall.co.uk or follow on Facebook or Twitter (@RCSupdate) for updates.