Travis was born on October 8, 1983. He is best known as inventing many of the young sport's tricks and became the sport's world champion at age 14. Travis landed a double backflip in his film Nitro Circus 3. On August 4th, 2006 at X Games 12 in Los Angeles, he became the first rider to land a double backflip in competition. He moved on to win the Moto X Best Trick Gold Medal grabbing up a 98.60 out of a possible 100.