Jackpine Gypsies Hill Climb

The Jackpine Gypsies Motorcycle Club first introduced the Hill Climb to the Sturgis Rally back in 1961. Every year since then, riders from all over the country have attempted to conquer the 260 foot hill which ends with a near vertical incline.     

A large crowd was on hand Monday for the Pro-Am Hill Climb. 

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The video includes highlights from 401-500 Class.

1. Mitchell Coleman –  213 feet

2. *Danny Baird – 167 feet

     * Danny Baird became a quadriplegic after an accident five years ago. In fact, he was left without feeling from the shoulders down. However, Baird is now competing again.

3. Kyle Snobeck –  239 feet

4. Mitchell Coleman on his second attempt.  251 feet.

Jackpine Gypsies Schedule

Tuesday, Aug. 8   Outlaw Dirt Drags   7 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 9   Pro-AM Verta-X    7 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 10   Bagger Race & Rodeo    7 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 11   Pro Hill Climb   10 a.m.