18. Travis Pastrana
Travis Pastrana may very well be one this list permanently. He transcends demographics with the help of his now cancelled MTV “Nitro Circus” series, but it is his natural ability aboard a motorcycle that got him there. Many speculate what may have been if he had taken the advice of his elders many years ago and avoided freestyle motocross all together, a move which cost him numerous professional racing opportunities. But we counter that argument with this: where would our sport as a whole be if the lanky kid from Maryland listened?