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Jake Whitaker

Record attempt: Fastest Time to Traverse 21 Oil Drums on a Trials Motorcycle

Record previously held by: Jurgen Huter, 12.6 seconds

Record smashed: Jake Whitaker managed an incredible new world record of 11.39 seconds!

Kiwi motorcycle champion Jake Whitaker took on the record for the fastest time to ride a trials motorbike over 21 oil drums.

The record is currently set at 12.6 seconds by Jurgen Huter of Germany, but our Kiwi boy is determined to try and break the record with a faster time.

Jake Whitaker is a trials bike rider from Wainuiomata. At only 18 years of age, he is currently New Zealands best trials rider winning the New Zealand Trials Championship in 2007 and 2008.