Eduardo Marques, Jr., has entertained countless fans at Disney’s Hollywood Studios as a driver for the high octane “Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show.” Now, the Brazilian-born stunt car driver will be returning home to compete on a bigger stage, ESPN’s X Games Foz do Iguaçu.
Later this week, Marques will be competing at RallyCross, which pits 16 of the world’s best drivers side-by-side, drifting and jumping through an exciting dirt track. Of course, that should be nothing new for Marques, as his precision driving skills are routinely on display with edge-of-your-seat jumps, slides and spins as a part of the daily Lights, Motors, Action! show.
We slowed down Marques before his trip to Brazil, just long enough to ask him about his journey to Disney and the X Games.
If you want to catch Marques, and the other high-flying athletes of X Games Foz do Iguaçu, tune in April 18-21 to ESPN/ESPN2.
And, of course, you can regularly see all our talented stunt performers in the thrill-a-minute “Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show,” featuring gravity-defying automobile, motorcycle and watercraft stunts at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
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I’ve seen the Lights, Motors, Action! Stunt Spectacular many times, and what they do there is unbelievable! Disney is so lucky to one of their precision drivers representing them at the X-Games! What a great opportunity for them to show the world the class of drivers they have at Hollywood Studios! Congratulations Disney, and Congratulations, Eduardo! We are rooting for you!