Science of the World Record Jump – Red Bull: New Year. No Limits. 2011

Here is the latest video leading up to this year’s Red Bull: New Year. No Limits. in San Diego, where Robbie Maddison will attempt to break the motorcycle distance jumping world record of 391′ and Levi LaVallee will try to better his existing record of 361′. The athletes discuss the science of distance jumping. A tremendous amount of planning and testing goes into this event. Check out this preview…

The one-hour event will be telecast live on Saturday, December 31 on ESPN at 11 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. PT, immediately following the Chick-Fil-A Bowl.