Episode 66: Troy Hartman – Professional Aerial Stuntman, Skydiver & Inventor
Troy Hartman is a professional aerial stuntman, skydiver, inventor, X Games gold medalist for skysurfing (a sport he pioneered in the US), and an accomplished television host for several TV shows. Most notably, the MTV series “Senseless Acts of Video” where he created and performed stunts such as plane to plane skydiving, base jumping off a moving semi truck, trapped in a free falling car, wakeboarding behind a helicopter, and most famously, skydiving with a flaming parachute!
Troy was the face of the award-winning 1998 Pepsi Super Bowl commercial. Most recently, Troy built a jet-powered personal backpack that he’s used on skis and in flight which he’s currently building into an exciting new form of aerial recreation as he follows a strong passion to change the possibilities of aviation, a passion born early on from his father love of flight.
On this episode, we get to hear the origin story of Troy Hartman and his epic life adventures.