This is a video of pro skateboarder Tyshawn Jones performing a massive rampless ollie over Universal Music Group A&R Senior VP Steven Victor’s ~$5-million Ferrari Monza SP2. Some more details about the car while I print out a poster-sized screenshot of it and tack it to the ceiling above my
This is a video from a GoPro attached beneath the board of pro skater Dean-Paul Denniston as he makes his way around a skatepark performing a bunch of flippy tricks and slides. It was pretty neat to watch. Have I told you that I broke my arm skateboarding? Well, I
Note: I originally posted this back in 2020 but I saw it going around the internet again so I’m dredging it back up like terrifying deepwater fish because the article I wrote was so good I’m lazy. This is a video of a skateboarder wiping out after a jump and
This is a video from Darren Dyk of Youtube channel Beyond Slow Motion featuring a bunch of skilled fingerboarders (including himself) performing tricks, filmed at 1000FPS for some ultra slow motion goodness. And what goodness it was! Except for the song he chose for the soundtrack, I’m pretty sure that
This is a video of a skateboarder forming an extremely low budget Voltron by combining his skateboard with a milk crate, then ollieing the whole thing over two obstacles. Impressive! He definitely thought outside the box for this trick. Outside the box, but on the crate. Wocka wocka wocka! I
Because dream it, and with a long enough stamina bar, you can achieve it, this is a video of skateboarder Douwe Macare ollieing up 23 stairs in a row. He then ends the feat with a celebratory kickflip, just like I was hoping he would. For reference, I broke my
This is a Thrasher compilation of some of the best San Francisco hill bombs performed by skateboarder Sean Greene, runs that can only be described as entirely too steep and a bad idea. I like how with the speed he generates he can easily ollie over an entire crosswalk. Me?
Another example of yesterday’s need of extreme sporters to constantly push the envelope, this is a video of X-Games gold medalist Red Bull skateboarder Leticia Bufoni performing the world’s first ‘Sky Grind’ at 9,000 feet out the back of a plane. I like how fast the skateboard just zips away