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LONDON, (Sept. 4, 2012)- Drift Innovation,the action sports technology company and manufacturer of the Drift HD and HD720 wearable Point of View (POV) cameras, welcomes Australian Freestyle Motocross (FMX) rider Josh Sheehan to Team Drift. A member of FMX’s elite Red Bull Honda Racing team, Sheehan was chosen to represent Team Drift in one of their key markets based on his experience, world-class level of talent, and international recognition in the world of motocross.
A few of Sheehan’s career highlights from the 2011-2012 season include:
â€¢ 1st, Red Bull X-Fighters Sydney, Australia
â€¢ 1st, New Zealand Farm Jam
â€¢ 1st, Night of the Jumps (in Penza Russia, Munich & Hamburg Ger., and Basel Switzerland)
As Sheehan’s wearable point-of-view camera sponsor, Drift will now accompany him through every whip, back flip, and berm to capture HD footage from the vantage point of the world-class rider. Sheehan will mount cameras such as the Drift HD onto his helmet and handlebars when he rides and competes.
â€œI’m really stoked to have joined the Drift team,â€ said Sheehan. â€œThe cameras are easy to use and I can film all of my riding and events so much easier now. I have already started collecting video and hope to have some cool video’s uploaded to YouTube soon.â€
For the 2012-2013 FMX season, Josh will be competing in major events such as Red Bull X-Fighters, X Games and Night of the Jumps. He is also scheduled to tour with Nitro Circus Live throughout Europe and Australia, as well as tours of New Zealand (5 stops), Australia (15 stops), and the U.S (20 stops). For exact race dates, follow Josh’s race schedule as the season approaches.
â€œWe are stoked to have Josh representing Drift within the FMX world,â€ said Simon Wootton, Global Brand Manager at Drift Innovation. â€œHis enthusiasm, dedication and raw talent are a great fit for our brand. Freestyle motocross is one of Drift’s core sports. We are really excited to be getting involved in the market on a deeper level and to be the action camera brand capturing the world from Josh’s point of view.â€
For more information about Josh Sheehan, including his race schedule, bio, and career highlights, visit www.joshsheehan.com. For more information about Drift, visit www.driftinnovation.com.
Drift Innovation is an action sports technology company specializing in the capture and sharing of digital imagery across all platforms. Drift manufactures quality point of view HD cameras, mounts and accessories, inspiring action sports enthusiasts to document their experiences, capture the emotion and share their vision with friends and family. Drifts mission is to ensure that their unique product features such as an LCD screen for instant playback, wireless remote control, rotatable lens and intuitive interface, guarantee a simple, positive user experience. Drift sponsored professional athletes in moto, auto, outdoor, snow, aquatic and airborne sports, are an integral part of the R&D process, testing the performance and durability of Drift products in the field. For more information about Drift Innovation, visit www.driftinnovation.com