Travis Pastrana Wins PTTOW! Icon Award
Nitro Co-Founder and Ringleader Travis Pastrana was honored this week with the Icon Award at the PTTOW! Summit, a gathering of influential leaders in the worlds of tech, sports, and the arts. As part of the gathering, Travis had Nitro athletes perform an FMX demo for the assembled crowd of honored guests. Travis joins amazing company in being honored with this award; check out how intense the list of some previous recipients is: Tony Hawk, Sarah Jessica Parker, Quincy Jones, Shaun White, and the Dalai Lama.
World Surf League co-owner and PTTOW! co-founder Terry Hardy introduced Travis and presented him the award. Travis gave an awesome speech (Getty Images photo, above) about his career and the dedication and persistent it takes to become an icon in any field. Legendary Musician Usher also received an Icon Award this week. Check out this video he took of the event, queued to the FMX demo, which starts around 12:35: