Name: Kane 'Insane' Friesen
Occupation: Freestyle Street Extreme Rider
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Bikes: 2002 Suzuki GSXR 1000
2002 Suzuki GSXR 750
2003 Kawasaki ZX6RR
Mods: Racing 905 Crash Cages, 12 Bars,
Handbrake, Fairing Stay & Subframe
rebuild. Lower gearing, usually around
20+ teeth in the rear.
Other Rides: 1980 Chevy Longbed Pickup
2001 GMC Fullsize
Protective Gear: NJK Leathers. Duffs Shoes &
usually some dinky dirt bike gloves.
Riding for: "I have been riding since I turned 18.
So going on 5 years now."
Stunting for: "I was doing stunt riding since day 1.
I have always been fascinated by the
freestyle aspect of motorcycling and
driven to accomplish as much with it
as I can."
Favorite Trick: Super Street Bike Dubbed:
'Kane Insane' "I was honored to have a
trick named after myself… basically I do a
12 O'Clock and while the bike is scraping
on the bar I jump up to the headlight &
perform a handstand. All while the bike is
New Tricks: "There are so many new & technical
tricks that I enjoy practicing and learning...
too many to really name any in particular.
Circle wheelies, & handbrake specific tricks
tend to be high on my list of tricks that I am
putting a lot of effort into learning. Along with
many new freestyle balancing act tricks that I
have been working on as well."
Crashes: "Too many to count unfortunately.
Ive wrecked at 85mph, and been run
over by my own bike on several
Injuries: "Worst injuries so far (knock on wood)
have been fairly mild. Broken foot (twice),
Broken Ribs, Road Rash, & Exhaust Burns."
Stunt Team: "I've really only had one team
affiliation since I began my stunt riding
career, & as of 4 months ago I decieded it
would be better to split away from them &
continue on solo."
About other stunters/teams: "For the most part the
Freestyle Street Extreme crowd tend to be
quite friendly and helpful towards each other.
We really are like one big family & tend to try
hard to help one another whenever possible.
For me, attending events & competitions are
sometimes very similar to attending a family
Competed in: "My website has a full listing of all
the numerous events I have attended,
performed at, & compete at. I was just
recently invited to compete at the inaugural
Freestyle Street Extreme entry into the
Mountain Dew Action Sports Tour
(formerly known as Gravity Games)."
Awards won: "I've won several small scale
competitions & events. Sickest trick
events usually being my favorite."
Video appearances: "A full videography of all
video appearances can also be found on
my website, with many for sale."
Future plans: "To continue to ride my bike
everyday for as long as I can."
Future of Stunting: "I have high hopes that our
sport will flourish & possibly grow into a
much larger more financially backed sport;
Equal to that of FMX & skateboarding."
Tips or Advice: "Enjoy it…"
Sponsors: Parts Unlimited / Chrome Unlimited,
Racing 905, NJK Leathers, Duffs Shoes,
Cycle Shop Las Vegas, NV, SoCal RPM
Angels 'n Rides, Cheetah Race Bodies
Shoutouts: "To all my friends, sponsors, &
supporters whom without I wouldn't be able
to do any of the amazing things that I have
been able to achieve over the course of the
last few years. Thank you."
Contact: "All contact information can be found
through my website."
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