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Nuclear Cowboyz return to Tacoma Dome March 16 & 17

Post by Craig Sailor / The News Tribune on Feb. 16, 2012 at 6:37 am with No Comments »
February 15, 2012 1:55 pm

Nuclear Cowboyz at the Tacoma Dome last April (Photo: Mike Tully/Nuclear Cowboyz)
They vaporized the Tacoma Dome last April and now the motocross spectacular, Nuclear Cowboyz, returns March 16 and 17.

The show uses some of the most talented and daring freestyle motocross (FMX) riders on the planet flying their bikes off ramps – and their bodies off those bikes – as pyrotechnics explode around them.

This year’s tour has a futuristic narrative. FMX tribes, the Soldiers of Havoc and the Metal Mulisha, rev their engines in the war torn city of Los Angeles, circa 2150. And what future dystopia would be complete without sexy dancers? Fear not, the Nuclear Cowgirlz will be front and center.

From the press release:

The tale unfolds as the two tribes’ survival is threatened and besieged by an evil force, The Tempest and her electrifying Cyborg Army. Catapulted into the heart pounding fury and frenzied excitement are the sizzling Nuclear Cowgirlz®, whose allegiance to their tribes only intensifies the Tempest’s rage to destroy the Nuclear Cowboyz. The Soldiers of Havoc and the Metal Mulisha’s battle is fought through fearless freestyle gravity defying stunts, combined with outrageous pyrotechnic and laser displays synchronized to heavy metal, rock alternative and electronic dubstep music.

Nuclear Cowboyz 2012 has the greatest cast of freestyle motocross, trials and quad riders ever assembled, including recent X Games 17 medalists Ronnie Faisst, Adam Jones, Mike Mason, and Winter X Games medalist Caleb Moore. Joined by world-class medalist riders Taka Higashino, Beau Bamburg, Derek Garland, Nixey Danielson, Brody Wilson, Jimmy Fitzpatrick, Dustin Miller, Wes Agee, Matt Buyten, Geoff Aaron, Keith Wineland, Derek Guetter, and Colton Moore, NuclearCowboyz 2012 takes unleashed power to its massive ramps in a freestyle performance of pure danger and raw combat.

“We’ve produced a new Nuclear Cowboyz show that brings together not only the most incredible choreographed stunts performed by the best freestyle riders, and we’ve stepped up the insanity by adding more rock music, bigger pyrotechnics, greater freestyle tricks, and new characters such as the evil Tempest and her Cyborg Army,” says producer Juliette Feld. “We’ve increased the magnitude of this production, increased the difficulty in the degree of stunts presented by medal-winning athletes so that you can’t help but be blown away by Nuclear Cowboyz 2012,” adds producer Kenneth Feld.

Tickets start at $15 for kids and $35 for adults and are available at the Tacoma Dome Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.

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