Stunt makes history

Travis Pastrana makes the world first leap across two barges.

Travis Pastrana makes the world first leap across two barges.

Nitro Circus ringleader and action sports icon Travis Pastrana added another incredible world first to his resume as he successfully landed the first barge-to-barge motorcycle backflip.

Pastrana battled high winds and rough waters as he flew between the two vessels floating on the River Thames in London, with the iconic O2 rising in the background.

Pastrana will be a headline act when the circus comes to town next year, following the announcement that the Next Level Tour will be held at Mildura Recreation Reserve on April 7.

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