Qld stuntwoman debuts in monster truck

Queensland stuntwoman Rhianna Buchanan is set to smash her way into the records books when she and her 5500kg Monster Jam Truck 'Wonder Woman' rip into a Brisbane arena to open a national tour.

Stuntwoman Rhianna Buchanan will become the first Australian to drive a Monster Jam Truck.

Stuntwoman Rhianna Buchanan will become the first Australian to drive a Monster Jam Truck.

Ms Buchanan will become the first Australian to drive a Monster Jam Truck when she debuts her supercharged, four-metre high beast in Brisbane on Saturday night.

"For the stunt work that I've done and for the action sports I'm constantly involved in, I'm literally taking another step up, it is so much fun ," she told AAP on Friday.

"It's like being a kid again. I'm living that childhood dream."

In three seconds, the 1,500 horsepower engine can accelerate Wonder Woman from stationary to 100 km/h.

And when it hits the dirt ramps set up in the Queensland Sports and Athletics Centre, her truck can jump 50m over 14 cars, launching to a height of 12m.

"These things are super fast," she said.

"I'm going to be launching it through the air, crushing cars, doing donuts and wheelies."

Ms Buchanan has trained in the US but is looking forward to performing in front of a home crowd.

Three other Monster Jam Trucks are also making their Australian debut in Brisbane on Saturday, with fans set to see Megalodon, EarthShaker, Blue Thunder tearing it up with Wonder Woman.

In total, 10 trucks, including the famous Grave Digger, will be in action for the three-stop tour.

After the Brisbane show, the Monster Trucks head to Melbourne on October 14 and finish their tour in Sydney the following Saturday.

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