Winter X-Games ATV Freestyle Racing with Caleb & Colton Moore of The Bomb Squad Battalion

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2011 Winter X Games 15
2011 Winter X Games 15
The winter X games continued in its tradition of amazing machines, races, and athletes this season. Probably the most extreme event was the freestyle snowmobile tour, where Caleb and Colton Moore of the H-Bomb team took Double-Bronze at Winter X-Games 15 for the Bomb Squad Battalion racing team.
ATV freestyle rider Colten Moore
ATV freestyle rider Colten Moore


The Bomb Squad Battalion team, having honed their skills all season on their ATVs in freestyle took the same A-game to the high altitude Aspin slopes this winter. The first maneuver for the record books was Caleb's, "The Carolla." This is a trick never before done on a snowmobile and is thought of as one of the hardest tricks in freestyle. Period. He pulled it off, but as the judges underscored it next to Daniel Bodin's single grab back flip.

This points system allowed for a 3–way tie with Colten being eliminated from the final freestyle event. Despite Colten executing maneuvers like a lazyboy flip that rivaled most BMX bike competitors, and Caleb pulling off back to back tsunami flips and indian air flips they would be knocked out of the 2nd and 3rd place brackets by other races and numerically challenged judges.
Backflip at Winter X-Games 15 for the Bomb Squad Battalion Racing Team
Backflip at Winter X-Games 15 for the Bomb Squad Battalion Racing Team


Getting the last laugh, the brothers executed a Tandem Back flip / Indian Air. With Caleb at the controls and Colten hanging on to his older brother with everything he had. They succeeded at something nobody has ever done on a snowmobile. But, again, due to the politics of the sport they were disqualified for this maneuver. Caleb took home the bronze, despite a few disapproving staff members and fans.
Caleb and Colton Moore of the H-Bomb team took Double-Bronze at Winter X-Games 15
Caleb and Colton Moore of the H-Bomb team took Double-Bronze at Winter X-Games 15
It doesn't matter what metal their team took home this season, X-game history is pure gold, and it doesn't happen every year. However the Bomb Squad Battalion racing team isn't slowing down. "With K&Ns help this year at Winter X Games, our sleds were running great and smooth with all the power we needed to be able to perform at the absolute top level that it takes to compete there." Said Caleb "I just want to thank K&N for their continued support as we work towards finally getting those medals that we've been dreaming of for so long."

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