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Jimmy and Dawn Creten, a couple who compete

Jimmy and Dawn Creten, a couple who compete against each other in their respective monster trucks, before a Monster Truck rally in Houston, Texas. (January 2013) Photo Credit: Feld Motor Sports

The Monster Jam features 10,000-pound monster trucks, with 66-inch-tall tires, racing and doing freestyle tricks such as jumping over cars, flips, doughnuts (full spins) and wheelies. Not to mention loud revving engines packing 1,500 to 2,000 horsepower. You'll need earplugs.

Jimmy and Dawn Creten, a couple who compete
Photo Credit: Feld Motor Sports

Jimmy and Dawn Creten, a couple who compete against each other in their respective monster trucks, before a Monster Truck rally in Houston, Texas. (January 2013)

Dawn Creten will be driving her monster truck,
Photo Credit: Feld Motor Sports

Dawn Creten will be driving her monster truck, Scarlet Bandit, at the upcoming Monster Truck rally at the Nassau Coliseum on Jan. 25 and 26, 2013. (Jan. 14, 2012)

Dawn Creten drives her Scarlet Bandit in a
Photo Credit: Eric Stern / Feld Entertainment

Dawn Creten drives her Scarlet Bandit in a Monster Truck rally. (Feb. 27, 2008)

Jim Creten will be driving his monster trucks,
Photo Credit: Feld Motor Sports

Jim Creten will be driving his monster trucks, Bounty Hunter, at the Monster Truck rally at the Nassau Coliseum on Jan. 25 and 26, 2013. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Jim Creten drives his Bounty Hunter monster truct
Photo Credit: Eric Stern / Feld Entertainment

Jim Creten drives his Bounty Hunter monster truct at the Monster Jam World Finals in Las Vegas. (2009)

Aftershock is one of the monster trucks that
Photo Credit: Feld Motor Sports

Aftershock is one of the monster trucks that will be at Monster Jam at Nassau Coliseum on Jan. 25 and 26.

Grinder is one of the monster trucks that
Photo Credit: Feld Motor Sports

Grinder is one of the monster trucks that will be at Monster Jam at Nassau Coliseum on Jan. 25 and 26.

Mutt Dalmatian is one of the monster trucks
Photo Credit: Feld Motor Sports / Len Silvester

Mutt Dalmatian is one of the monster trucks that will be at Monster Jam at Nassau Coliseum on Jan. 25 and 26.

Monster trucks perform during the Monster Jam show
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Monster trucks perform during the Monster Jam show in the GelreDome in Arnhem, the Netherlands. (Sept. 29, 2012)

US Charlie Pauken drives Grave Digger during the
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US Charlie Pauken drives Grave Digger during the Orlen Monster Jam competition in Chorzow, Poland. (2009)

Candice Jolly drives Monster Mutt during Orlen Monster
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Candice Jolly drives Monster Mutt during Orlen Monster Jam competition in Chorzow, Poland. (2009)

Monster Mutt performs in Sazka Arena, during the
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Monster Mutt performs in Sazka Arena, during the Monster Jam show in Prague. (2005)

A driver performs at the Gelredome in Arnhem,
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A driver performs at the Gelredome in Arnhem, The Netherlands, at a Monster Jam event. (2008)

A driver performs in Sazka Arena during the
Photo Credit: Getty Images

A driver performs in Sazka Arena during the Monster Jam in Prague. (2005)

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