Subscribe today! The lipstick is the first to go. Then the eye makeup and foundation that today's makeup artist used to soften the imperfections. Over the past few months, Jolene Van Vugt, 36, has grown accustomed to looking not quite like herself.
And ... action! Jolene Van Vugt lands in Hollywood
Jolene Van Vugt - Wikipedia
Jolene Van Vugt, is an action sports athlete turned stuntwoman. Wanting nothing more than to find a way to make a living riding motorcycles for the rest of her life, it was being at the right place at the right time with the will, drive, durability and talent to pull of the first female backflip a full-sized dirt bike when approach by Travis Pastrana in the beginning years of Nitro Circus. Nitro Circus would lead her down an amazing, unique path for 12 years. All creating a world where she was able to make a living on 2-wheels and so much more! It was through this world she was noticed by another, as a kid Jolene also dreamed of one day being a Hollywood stuntwoman. So in when Hollywood actually came knocking she jumped at the opportunity to get her foot in the door and audition for the stunt doubling role of a lifetime. Now working as a stuntwoman in movies, tv shows and commercials.
Jolene Van Vugt
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He and his team of dirt-bike riding, high-flying, base-jumping thrill-seekers wowed an audience of thousands at the Wells Fargo Center S. Broad St. As a needer of speed and lover of all things fast, I found her pretty cool, though she was unable to participate in Friday's show because of some serious injuries suffered in a September accident preparing for the tour. During recent tryouts in California of the "slingshot," a new winch mechanism that enables performers on wheels to achieve high speed in little time going into a ramp, Van Vugt shattered her forehead, nose, eye socket, right arm and jaw. This week, she'll undergo full reconstruction of her orbital socket so that she can fully see again out of her left eye.