Indiana Olympian Makes Most Of Snow, Does Backflip At IMS (VIDEO)

By Emma Koch - NBC33

March 4, 2014 Updated Mar 4, 2014 at 10:37 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (NBC33) -- Olympian and Indiana-native, Nick Goepper, is making headlines again with a stunt he pulled at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Goepper, from Lawrenceburg, Indiana, won the bronze medal in ski slopestyle in this year's Olympics in Sochi. He earned the nickname "Heartthrob" during the 2013 Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colorado but his newest trick could earn him the nickname "Daredevil".

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway posted a video on YouTube Monday of Goepper being pulled around the track by a truck and then doing a backflip off a small ramp made from snow. It's a testament to the winter we have had here in the Midwest and the spirit of winter sport athletes. If there's snow, they are going to use it for something cool.

But be careful Nick! Hoosiers are excited to see what you can do at the next Olympic Games, so we need you in one piece.

Read more about Goepper here.

Video Courtesy: YouTube




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