Cruise likes stunts since childhood
ACTOR Tom Cruise, known for doing his own stunts, says he has been doing them since he was 12 years old.
From motorbike chases, to hanging off the 124th floor of the tallest building in the world, the actor has been training himself from a very early age.
“From as early as I can remember, I wanted to ride motorcycles and race cars. I wanted to do jumps and stunts. Every birthday, I wanted only a motorcycle.
By the time I was 12, I’d bought my own car,” contactmusic.
com quoted Cruise as saying.
“I crashed a lot, because I like to go fast. I’d create ramps to try to jump over garbage cans on my bike, figuring it out on my own,” he added.
The stunts weren’t always successful and Cruise suffered injuries, including breaking his nose three times.
“I’ve broken my leg. The first time (I broke my nose), I got hit by a fastball. Another time, I got hit with a baseball bat by accident,” he said