Caleb Moore Lands First UTV Backflip to Dirt [Video]

Lucas Cooney
by Lucas Cooney

We showed you a teaser in October, but it’s finally happened. Caleb Moore pulled off the world’s forst UT backflip to dirt.

Moore, who teamed up with All Terrain Research and Rockstar Energy Drink, took his Polaris RZR where none had ever gone before at the Lucas Oil Off-Road Xperience in Las Vegas, Nev. on Nov. 2, 2011.

Moore attempted the flip three times. The first time he came up short landed nose first on top of the landing ramp. On his second attempt Moore pretty much landed it, but came down fairly hard on the front wheels. It was the third attempt where the magic happened and the RZR came down on all four wheels.

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Lucas Cooney
Lucas Cooney

I have been working exclusively in digital media since 1997. I started out with, spending nearly nine years creating and editing content on Canada's leading sports website. I left to join VerticalScope, Inc., one of the world's largest online publishers, to start a number of powersports publications. While at VerticalScope, I've helped create and oversee content for a wide variety of different publications, including,,,,, and many more.

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