He flies through the air on his scooter, doing flips and trick-spins before landing smoothly on a ramp. And that talent could make a massive payday for Long Beach-born Dejion Taylor.
After the 19-year-old professional scooter driver thrilled the judges, including Long Beach-born Snoop Dogg, in the last qualification on February 11th, he earned a place in the semi-finals for TBS ‘”Go-Big Show”. The first semi-final show will air on February 18th.
The show, which airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. on TBS, is a talent contest that includes everything from horse trick riders to alligator and rattlesnake wrestlers to stunt archers to slingshot safe shots and monster truck drivers.
They compete weekly for a chance to reach the semi-finals and eventually the grand finals on March 11th, when the winner takes home $ 100,000.
Taylor, who competes on the International Scooter Association’s pro track, will be joined by two other locals in the semi-finals on February 18, Ben Schneider, a Los Angeles tightrope walker who is also jumping on the rope and flipping through the air. and Krystal Kurio of Sherman Oaks, lying on a bed of nails while a grown man stands on her stomach.