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GoPro Captures Unreal Backflip Over A 72-Foot Canyon At Red Bull's Mountain Bike Rampage

•, Geoffrey Ingersol
 Mountain Biker Kelly McGarry wowed onlookers and announcers alike when he busted off a truly gnarly back flip over the 72-foot canyon gap at this year's Red Bull Rampage, held in Utah from Oct. 11 - 13.

One commenter on video wrote: "I'm a nervous wreck just watching it from a recliner."

For his efforts, McGarry pulled in the silver medal. He also pulled in the Red Bull Bike People's Choice Award from fans watching online.

“Last night I was freaking out," McGarry told reporters, "wondering if I should do it. But I had the speed, it felt right, so I just sent it!”

1) Fluidity and Style 
2) Air and Amplitude 
3) Tricks 
4) Line Choice

The gold went to Kyle Strait, the first two-time gold winner in the series.

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