Costa Mesa, Calif., July 30, 2010 – All at AGV helmets would like to congratulate Ashley Fiolekand Travis Pastrana for their outstanding performances at the X Games 16 on Thursday evening.

Travis added another medal to his legend by wining his 7th X Games Gold Medal when he returned to the Freestyle competition and dominated his competition, crowning the night with a double-backflip treat for the fans. After this impressive win, TP199 will continue his campaign for gold in the Speed & Style as well as the 2 rally competitions.

Winning another gold medal at the X Games was big on Ashley Fiolek’s agenda this year. A Two-time Women's Motocross Champion Ashley, who was also nominated for an ESPN ESPY Award for the second year in a row, loves winning and wanted to repeat her X Games success of 2009. Mission accomplished!

“Everyone at AGV helmets is very proud of what TP and Ashley achieved last night. From the R&D team to the people building the helmets, to the marketing and sales teams across the world, we are feeling very privileged to be associated with two such amazing personalities. Thanks to Ashley and Travis, we won our first 2 gold medals at X Games, we know this is only the beginning. It’s good to be back in dirt!” said Roberto Sadowsky, Head of Operations for AGV Dainese USA.

Part of the Dainese group, AGV helmetsare the results of 64 years of hard work in finding the best solution in terms of safety and design. A tradition carried on by some of the most important riders of all times who helped AGV to make motorcycling history. Among them Giacomo Agostini, Angel Nieto, Barry Sheene, Kenny Roberts, Gennady Moiseev, Randy Mamola, Johnny Cecotto, Ezra Lusk, as well as Formula 1 racing drivers such as Niki Lauda and Emerson Fittipaldi.

Today the legend is carried on by the 9 times MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi, who is wearing an AGV helmet since the beginning of his thrilling career,2008 250cc World Champion Marco Simoncelli, Davi Millsaps, Ashley Fiolek, 2008 FIM MX1 World Champ David Philippaerts and motocross freestyle legend Travis Pastrana.

In the United States, AGV helmets are distributed by Parts Unlimited
www.agv.com

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