"Hands Free" Hanebrink X-Games 2000
Hanebrink Earned his nick name "Hands Free"
because of his exploits at the 2000 Summer
X-Games. Jared "Hands Free" Hanebrink decided
to cruise the dangerous Hairpin cliff house
turn, with hands out while he pointed and
smiled for the X-Games Big Screen.
guy has also developed a hands behind the
back tuck much like the stand up skateboarders,
which he demonstrated at the Barrett Junction
California Race on October the 7th. Jared
has been making a name for himself since
he stepped into his first professional Gravity
Bike race, at St. George Utah. Jared took
a third against riders such as Tommy Brackens
BMX Hall of Famer, Dwight Garland a World
Record holder, Kelly Stamps, and Fermin
Rodriguez a BMX Stunt Rider. Jared went
on to Qualify for X-Games 2000 in San Francisco
Where he took the silver medal.
race number two and he's at silver. And at
the barrett Junction race, Jared Hands Free
Hanebrink didn't let his fans down when he
easily took first from a field of top Pro's.
Races and he has earned Bronze Silver and
Gold, That's just in the fairing class.
Jared stepped on his first gravity bike when
he was 3 years old it had no brakes, so he
had to stop much like a street lugers, by
using only his shoes. He was riding down the
famed tramway course, where his father says
"you could hit 70mph just by letting off a
little brake. Half way down the steep strait
away his front tire blew the handle bars were
jerked from his hands as they violently swung
back and forth he grabbed the fairing mounts
in front of him and shoved his feet to the
ground stopping street luge style. When Dan
got to him he simply said "Dad I don't think
I want to ride anymore, today".
is the kind of guy who climbs bridges with
friends and repels Australian style (face
down) free falling til about twenty feet from
the rocky river bed below, where the stop
is pulled moments before he smashes to his
death. Crazy? Maybe, but I think that its
more like that adrenaline junkie Gene chromosome
thing. That's what I think, because a crazy
man could never ride with that much style
is at the top for now, but can he stay there?
believe he can. Jared and his Father, Dan
Hanebrink built a very unique gravity race
bike. Since the bike arrived on the scene
in the August X-Games the design has dominated
the Winners Podium. Sporting full suspension
And Hayes Hydraulic Disc Brakes this special
GPV is the top of the line in Gravity Vehicles.
Jared is sponsored by big names like, Power
Bar and Maxxis Tires. This guy is Going places.
I predict you will see him on the podium a
lot more. just you wait and see.
I'm the one who put Tommy In for the Gold
at the X-Games and I haven't been wrong yet.
See you at the races, Mr. Hand's Free Hanebrink.
by: Lilly Tailor