World-record attempt at Mammoth Mountain

Mammoth Mountain will be in the worldwide spotlight this week.

Cam Zink (Photo courtesy Peter Morning, Mammoth Mountain

Cam Zink
(Photo courtesy Peter Morning, Mammoth Mountain

The World of X Games feature on August 21 will feature professional mountain biker Cam Zink will attempt to set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® record for the longest dirt-to-dirt mountain bike backflip at Mammoth Mountain.

Using a setup designed by Zink and built up by Mammoth Mountain’s Bike Park team, Zink is expected to hit speeds of up to 45 miles per hour before launching off a 15-foot high kicker, soaring 100 feet in the air and landing on a 25-foot high run-out landing.

The current record of 78 feet is held by Cam, a record which he is attempting to break.

World of X Games: Mammoth Flip with Cam Zink Presented by Monster Energy will air LIVE on ESPN and the WatchESPN app August 21 at 6:30 p.m. PDT

  • It will air on ABC Sunday, August 24 at 2 p.m. PDT.

For the most updated schedule and information on the World of X Games, go


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