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The Nuclear Cowboyz freestyle motocross back flips into Hartford

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The Nuclear Cowboyz made a return to Connecticut this past weekend for an amazing show at the XL Center in Hartford. For those not familiar with the Nuclear Cowboyz, they are a freestyle motocross show full of some of the top FMX riders.

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This years line up included top FMX riders Takayuki “Taka” Higashino, a 3 time X-Games Gold Medalist. Matt Buyten, a 4 time X-Games Gold Medalist. X-Games Gold Medalist Mike Mason and Ronnie Faisst among others. Also on this years tour but not on the Hartford stop due to an injury is Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg, one of the most decorated athletes in the sport of freestyle motocross. Stenberg is considered one of the founding fathers in the sport of FMX.

The show started off with Shoalin Warriors and other martial arts performers putting on an amazing performance of fighting, flips and others impressive moves all choreographed to music and explosives that had the crowd on there feet with excitement.

Then the FMX riders took the stage and put on a performance worthy of X-Games gold. There were back flips, super man seat grabs, heart attacks, whips and every other major trick you've come to expect to see from these FMX riders. The crowd was on there screaming after the finally. It truly was an amazing show. Be sure to check out the Nuclear Cowboyz site to see when they will be in your neighborhood. It's a show you won't want to miss.

View slideshow for all the action shots from the event.