Metzger Jumps Disneyland - News - Dirt Rider

Disneyland's New Xtreme AdventureWho would have thought the "Happiest Place On Earth" would ever host extreme sports? Well the gig is up and Disneyland made the Godfather of freestyle motocross, Mike Metzger, an honorary employee of Disney's California Adventure Park from July 1st to August 10th. Metz headlines Disney's X Games Xperience to help promote the games coming to Southern California this summer.After jumping the monorail at the entrance of the park, Metz announced to the crowd that he was the first employee to work at Disneyland with tattoos, which was quickly followed by laughter and applause.The Xperience hosts demonstrations from several extreme sports such as BMX, skateboarding, in-line skate and freestyle motocross. Metz amazed the crowed through his jumping antics as well as throwing a backflip during the kickoff of the freestyle demonstrations.The demos will run through August 10. Go to for specific dates and times.