On April 28, 2015, Josh made history when he landed the first triple backflip on a dirt bike, doing so at Travis Pastrana's Maryland compound. One of a handful of riders to land a double backflip, Sheehan used that trick to earn bronze at XG LA 2011 in Best Trick. He added QuarterPipe bronze in 2015. Josh is the only X Games athlete scheduled to compete in 4 disciplines (Best Whip, Best Trick, Freestyle and QuarterPipe) at Austin 2016. On Aug. 1, 2015, his older brother Chris died from injuries sustained while the two were trail riding in Australia.
- Landed first triple backflip in history on April 28, 2015 at Travis Pastrana's house in Maryland. The stunt has nearly 12 million views on YouTube.
- 2 X Games medals: Austin 2015 QuarterPipe bronze, 2011 Best Trick bronze (landed a double backflip). XG Austin is his 4th XG appearance.
- Only X Games athlete scheduled to compete in 4 disciplines (Best Whip, Best Trick, Freestyle and QuarterPipe) at Austin 2016.
- 2014 Red Bull X
- Fighters year
- end champion.
X Games Competition History
|X Games Austin 2015|| MTX Best Whip||8th|
|X Games Austin 2015|| MTX QuarterPipe||3rd|
|X Games Munich 2013|| MTX Speed & Style||4th|
|X Games 2011|| MTX Best Trick||3rd|
|X Games 2011|| MTX Freestyle||8th|