"Special" Delivery: Special Greg Powell
For "Special" Greg Powell, the "Special Flip" is just the beginning
Last week, "Special" Greg Powell, cousin to Travis Pastrana and esteemed member of the Nitro Circus Live crew, unveiled the world's first backflip BMX varial on a BMX bike via YouTube. In the past seven days, the clip has been viewed over 1.5 million times, but we wanted to know more about the man behind the trick. And as it turns out, "Special" Greg Powell isn't what you'd expect. 27-year-old Powell didn't grow up practicing BMX tricks and riding bikes nonstop. Instead, he played more ...
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