My career began quite by accident back in 1976 after seeing Evel Knievel jump at Wembley Stadium, London. This inspired me to take my bike onto waste ground and immilate my hero. I discovered my ability to jump when I hit a canal bank and found myself flying 40ft through the air, landing safely and under control on the other side. After plenty of practise I then set about finding agents which led me to working outdoor shows around the country.
My first appearance was at the Clevelly Art Festival in Devon. My appearances at these shows brought me an offer of work on a movie called Riding High in 1979, where I doubled for 2 of the characters, performing leaps and crashes. 1981 brought me my first world record attempt at Swansea Airport where I succeeded in jumping 28 cars, drawing a huge crowd of spectators, and covered by the media. This show was a self promotion as I was unable to find a promoter due to the fact that I was unproven as a long distance jumper. Following the success of this jump I was offered a 3 month tour of New Zealand. There I met met my wife Donna. We returned to Britain in March 1982 and continued to work the shows around the UK. Donna and I were married on August 8th 1983 and spent our honeymoon at the next jump site in Bromley, Kent. Here on 29th August 1983, I obtained my dream and broke 2 world records, the world distance record of 208 feet and the world obstacle record of 18 double decker buses. This was viewed world wide on every national news station and covered on numerous national and international newspapers. It has since been featured on many television programmes and included in a number of stunt dvd's and even appeared on Ripley's Believe It Or Not in the USA, hosted by cowboy legend Jack Palance. This footage is currently on the ITN website under the most requested modern day stunts. My moment of glory was intensified by