Freestyle Motocross sensation Taka Higashino has defied gravity in a world-first in New Zealand today by powering his Monster Energy Yamaha around the top of Auckland’s famed Sky Tower, 192 metres above the city ground. The Japanese rider is in town ahead of this weekend’s Monster Energy S-X Open Auckland where his freestyle motocross antics will be in full flight, in front of over 25,000 fans at Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday. Make sure to grab your tickets, now before you miss out on all the action! Tickets begin at $49 and are available at