Monster Jam® Celebrates Top Moments of 2017

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Monster Jam® Celebrates Top Moments of 2017


After a competitive year on the track with the first-ever front flip and forward-momentum back-flip, Monster Jam sets the bar for its highly-anticipated 2018 season.

Today, Monster Jam®, the most approachable, fan-friendly sport, selling out venues around the world, shares the top moments of 2017 as the larger-than-life family experience prepares for its 2018 season. 

Unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable, the top moments exemplify Monster Jam’s commitment to delivering bigger, faster and louder experiences worldwide, with the best yet to come. Clips like these, and dozens more, have been viewed by fans on ESPN’s SportsNation, Sports Illustrated, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Top Gear, Mashable and many more. 

View the impressive highlight reel featuring Monster Jam’s Top 10 Moments of 2017 that include record-breaking two-wheel skills and a lot more four-wheel action: 

Monster Jam’s Top Moments of 2017 include:

10. “Arena Wheelie of the Year” from Tyler Menninga in Grave Digger® - winning sky wheelie turned nose wheelie in Richmond, VA

9. Monster Energy’s “Stadium Freestyle of the Year” - winning performance by Todd LeDuc in Atlanta, GA

8. Nose-wheelie by Max-D driver, Tom Meents in Nashville, TN

7. Son-uva Digger® and Grave Digger head-to-head racing at Monster Jam World Finals®

6. “Wow Factor of the Year” - winning corkscrew by El Toro Loco® and Chuck Werner in Indianapolis, IN

5. Grave Digger Encore with three backflips at Monster Jam World Finals in Las Vegas, NV

4. The Monster Jam 25th Anniversary first-ever forward-momentum back-flip by Neil Elliott at Monster Jam World Finals in Las Vegas, NV

3. First-ever reverse back-flip completed by Neil Elliott in Max-DTM at Monster Jam World Finals in Las Vegas, NV

2. Son-uva Digger nose wheelie by Ryan Anderson in Syracuse, NY.

1. VP Racing Fuels Mad Scientist’s Monster Jam World Finals championship-winning, first-ever front-flip by Lee O’Donnell in Las Vegas, NV

In 2017, Monster Jam athletes set and shattered records, like the longest nose wheelie lasting 1 minute and 15 seconds by Grave Digger’s Tyler Menninga. See the bonus clip in full here: 

“As displayed in the top moments of the year, our world-class athletes of Monster Jam demonstrate the true combination of physical strength, mental stamina and dexterity to pull off jaw-dropping stunts in 12,000-pound machines,” said Jayme Dalsing, Senior Director of Monster Jam Operations. “Our drivers have been training at Monster Jam University for the 2018 season and fans can expect epic two-wheel skills and more wow moments than ever before.”