Putt Mossman was the most famous stunt motorcycle rider of the early 20th century, he travelled the world and appeared in 45 countries on 6 continents. Interestingly he started life in Iowa as a horseshoe thrower, this was a very popular sport in the day and Mossman went on to become the American Champion, then the World Champion.
When he was 20, Orren “Putt” Mossman, bought his first motorcycle and that, as they say, was that.
Read more about Mossman via the AMA Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame.
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