Moto-Stunts International Press Cuttings
M S I Fire stunts filmed for Jeremy Clarkson's 'Thriller' DVD
Jeremy Clarkson's new DVD 'Thriller' "which, as the name suggests, is all about thrills at the wheel." The fire stunts were performed by MSI and go to add real punch to the thrills and spills on the DVD.
New BBC3 Comedy Ident 'Fearless' Featuring Johnny Vegas, Ralf Little, Natalie Casey and Matt Berry
MSI were brought in for BBC3's latest ident featuring Johnny Vegas, promoting the channel's risk-taking approach to programming. The short opens with Vegas describing why he is about to try an Evel Knievel-style stunt...
"A lot of people would think I'm mad, they'd say 'Johnny, no, don't do this'," he says. "What do you mean, 'Am I fearless?'. No, I'm not a fearful person."
Tony and the team really enjoyed the project, view it below and you'll see why!
Stunt Double and Album Covers
As part of a short comedy film for the internet Moto-Stunts International’s Brandon Baily got called on a job for Naff Productions to be a stunt double for the main actor Ethen Mckinley. Brandon’s part was to ride a pit bike across a studio past actors with a suit of armour on. The bike had 2 photographic cameras on clamps facing Brandon like wing mirrors.
The Film will be released on www.focus-on-imaging.co.uk soon.
Brandon Baily has also taken part in a photo shoot for an album cover for the band The Young Knives, the band can be found on www.myspace.com/theyoungknives
Motorcycle News August 1st 1990
British stunt riders clinched two spectacular world records when they defied fire …and shopping trolley's!
The Magnificent Seven team's top rider, Chris Simpson, hurtled 125 feet through 25 burning hoops to set a new fire survival record at Manby Show-ground, Louth, Lincs.
When Londoner Chris (24), powered his Yamaha XT550 through the searing heat of the petrol doused rings of fire, 25 year old stunt girl Sue Rees sailed over the top of the flames on a Honda CR125.
It took 25 gallons of petrol to start the blaze but only 3 seconds for Chris to speed into the record books.
Lee French (26), went for the more bizarre stunt. He became the first man to clear 300 shopping trolleys in a Sainsbury's organised event at Ardingly show-ground, Surrey three days later.
The Mercury August 19th 1982
More than 50 volunteers are needed to take part in death-defying stunt motorbike stunt. The Catford based Magnificent Seven motorbike stunt team are hoping to break the world record body jump.
The volunteers will form part of a human wall along with 30 people hand-picked by the stunt team.
Rider John "Golly" Goddard will attempt to leap over 80 people on his motorbike and smash his own record of 72. He will make the dramatic jump on Sunday afternoon at our grand gala day on Hilly Fields, Ladywell. The stunt is one of many which will be performed by the Magnificent Seven who hold four world records for having 22 people on a motorbike; leaping over 16 buses; the body jump and leaping through 125ft of flames.
John "Golly" Goddard joined the team at the beginning of last year. The highlight of his stunt life came last month when he broke Eddie Kidd's record by leaping over 16 buses.