The youngest motocross champion to win a national title, Travis Pastrana became a sports phenomenon on the amateur circuit in 1992 at the age of 9 and continued his winning streak with five national amateur championships. In 1998, with the introduction of competitive freestyle riding, he was the first World Freestyle Champion. Since then, Pastrana has dominated the sport of freestyle motocross having never lost a competition in which he has entered. In 2001, he won gold medals at both the Summer X-Games and Gravity Games.
In addition to Pastrana, the game will also feature Mike Brown, the 2001 AMA AMA/Chevy Trucks U.S. MX Series champion; Tommy Clowers, the gold medallist in step-up at the 2000 and 2001 Summer X-Games and the current step-up record holder in the Guinness Book of World Records; Ernesto Fonseca, the 2001 AMA 125cc West Region Supercross champion and 1999 AMA Motocross/Supercross Rookie of the Year; and Carey Hart, the first motocross rider to pull off a backflip during competition.