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Top Talent and Endless Action at Big Boys Toys This Weekend

Top Talent and Endless Action at Big Boys Toys This Weekend

Big Boys Toys 2016 is lining up to be a stellar weekend of high energy, death-defying, stunts and amazing autos, packed into three big days this October 28th-30th at Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds.

As always the Milwaukee Action Area is where you’ll see top athletes showing off their best tricks to a packed stadium of fans.

New Zealand-born international extreme sports star Levi Sherwood is the headline act this weekend. Nicknamed the ‘Rubber Kid’, Sherwood’s incredible mid-air extension motorcycle stunts and steadfast precision is not to be missed!

The 24 year old Red Bulls X-Fighters World Champion has had an impressive career, winning three medals at the X Games, and the 2016 winner of the inaugural Nitro World Games Freestyle Moto-X title.

Home-grown international BMX rider, ‘Warrior’ Jed Mildon is another who is a global standout. Mildon rode onto the scene in 2011, claiming the awe-inducing title of first ever rider to complete a BMX Triple Backflip, earning him millions of fans around the world.

But he didn’t stop there! Since then he has been credited with the completion of eight ground breaking BMX stunts. In 2015, his professional podium moment arrived when he landed the world’s very first BMX quadruple backflip, propelling him into international stardom.

Mildon has also brought his US born mate, BMX rider Kurtis Downs along for the ride.

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Downs, a medallist in the Biggest Trick category at the 2016 Nitro World Games, is a technical genius, possessing the skill to stun with tricks such as the 360 Superman Indian Air Tailwhip.

These stars, plus a support crew of local talent will be performing throughout the weekend.

Action packed stunts aren’t the only ways to be impressed at Big Boys Toys this weekend, with classic supercars such as the Ferrari F12 TDF and the Aston Martin DB11 revving up crowds with their stylistic features as well as Hot Rods, tech products, tools and accessories.

“Big Boys Toys is the ultimate day out for the whole family, with so many things to see and do, for people of all ages,” says show director Dean Wilson.

“Make sure you’re part of the action this weekend!”

Big Boys Toys 2016 starts on Friday at ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane, Auckland. Check the website or schedule and details.

2016 Auckland BBT Highlights Include:

· The Driven Hall will feature an incredible array of vehicles from classic cars to super cars, motorcycles to marine craft, including stands by Ford, Giltrap Group, Jaguar, Land Rover, Yamaha and more

· A feature site from Ferrari includes their latest supercar – Ferrari F12 TDF

· World FMX Superstar – Levi Sherwood performs in the Milwaukee Action Arena

· Extreme Sports Legend Jed Mildon - the only person to have done a quad flip on a BMX

· US BMX Star – Kurtis Downs heads down-under to ride at Big Boys Toys

· The latest in Electronics from Harvey Norman, Just Laptops, Playtech

· The most iconic car in television history – K.I.T.T. from Knight Rider

· The Milwaukee Action Arena will feature some of the world’s best extreme sport athletes

· The Garage @Big Boys Toys will feature amazing hot rods, interactive displays, and an array of tools

· See the big diggers in Auckland Excavator Operator Competition

· Kids get the chance to become motorcross riders in the Yamaha Rev Zone

· The Hod Rod Show comes to Big Boys Toys in 2016

· The Automania Showcase will feature an array of vehicles ranging from race cars to street cars, D1NZ to super saloons, exotics to off roaders.

· French made off roader with spider-like suspended wheels the Swin Car

For more show information and tickets, head to


Date and Address:

Key Details

Friday, 28 October 10am – 6pm

Saturday, 29 October 10am – 6pm

Sunday, 30 October 10am – 6pm

ASB Showgrounds

217 Greenlane West, Greenlane, Auckland

Ticket Prices

Adults $25 at the Gate

Children under 12 Free (if accompanied by an adult – limit 2 per adult)

Students $20 (with Student ID)

Early Bird Specials $20 Adults (through iTicket), $17 Student (through iTicket)

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