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Bikes Over Baghdad

Bikes Over Baghdad
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Nate Wessel jumps a Humvee during the Bikes Over Baghdad 2 event
Bikes Over Baghdad
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Jeremiah Smith jumps off a quarter pipe at a Bikes Over Baghdad 2 event
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Zack "Catfish" Yankush, a pro BMX rider and announcer for the event, speaks with Soldiers
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Zack "Catfish" Yankush performs some street tricks for Soldiers
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Brian Kachinsky stalls at the top of a T-wall during the Bikes Over Baghdad 2
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Five pro BMX riders including Zack ‘Catfish’ Yankush and one skateboarder performed tricks off of T-walls and jumping over Humvees to the troops in Baghdad. 18/06/2010, Iraq.

Troops in Baghdad were surprised to see a Humvee parked on their basketball court surrounded by quarter-pipes and T-walls.

The event featured five pro BMX riders including Zack ‘Catfish’ Yankush and one skateboarder who dazzled the troops stationed at Operating Station Falcon.

It was Zack ‘Catfish’ Yankush second trip to Iraq after his trip to China making a change from his usual performances at school shows, NBA and NFL half-time shows.

Photos by Jared Eastman

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