Local stunt bike riders get ready for Nitro Circus in Salt Lake City

Published: Monday, Oct. 28 2013 5:45 p.m. MDT

Ethen Roberts shows tricks in Draper Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, as The Godfrey Clan prepares for the upcoming national tour of Nitro Circus at the EnergySolutions Arena.

Scott Winterton, Deseret News

DRAPER — The Godfrey Clan — Gregg Godfrey, Josh Roberts, Ethen Roberts, Gavin Godfrey, Chandler Godfrey and Preston Godfrey — previewed jumps, flips and other stunt bike tricks in their backyard on the giganta-ramp from the upcoming national tour of Nitro Circus Live. The show will play at the EnergySolutions Arena on Jan. 17.

The Godfreys are heading to Russia next week to perform and compete.

Originally a small DVD series filmed in Travis Pastrana’s Maryland backyard, "Nitro Circus grew into a successful MTV show with more than 46 million U.S. viewers and broadcast in 60 countries worldwide. The next step was Nitro Circus Live, which has captured the imagination of fans worldwide with a string of sell-out shows and record-breaking crowds across Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

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