Riders punctuate Pioneer nights

Courtesy photo Members of Pro-Tour FMX will provide nightly shows at the Curry County Mounted Patrol Arena during Pioneer Days. Shows are scheduled to follow the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Assocation Rodeo each evening.

CNJ Staff

Pro-Tour FMX is a Freestyle Motocross exhibition and demonstration team that will be perfoming nightly at the Mounted Patrol Arena during Pioneer Days this week.

D.J. Umphres, the team leader and founder, is a former California State 4-Stroke Champion. Umphres said his team of daredevil riders have performed exciting and dangerous motorcycle tricks. Having performed throughout the United States and Mexico. The Pro Team claims to bring a whole new meaning to the term “Gravity Test.”

During their performance, those present will have the oportunity to witness riders launching their supercharged 250cc dirt bikes more than three stories high at distances of more than 75 feet, according to their Web site.