Steve-O, self-described asshole, remembers the exact year he started skateboarding. It was 1985 and he had just seen Michael J Fox in Back To The Future, with his grandma. The Killer Karaoke host then started filming his skateboarding progression, using a camera his dad won. Right there folks, are the very roots of Jackass.
In part two of his Small Talk interview with ANDPOP’s Simon Mohos, he tells us all about how skateboarding weeds out the weaklings (“Even good kids are bad kids because every year by nature you’re vandalizing everything”) and that time he toured with the circus.
Well, Tony Hawk…eat your heart out.
Tom Schaar, a 12-year-old boy has pulled off the first 1080, a three-rotation aerial maneuver that has baffled the world’s best for the past half decade.
The young skateboarder landed the trick while skating the MegaRamp at Woodward West action sports camp in Tehachapi, Calif. on his fifth try.
“It was the hardest trick I’ve ever done, but it was easier than I thought,” said Schaar on Friday.
*Scoffs* way to make me feel unaccomplished. He certainly makes it sound easy.
But props to him. He’s only 12! I think I can see him being the next X Games champ!
Well it came out of nowhere but alas there is a new iteration to EA’s Skate franchise and it’s coming sometime in May of next year.
Now I know what your thinking, will Skate 3 utilize a similar peripheral like Tony Hawks Ride?? I honestly doubt it. However what does intrigue me is this focus on TEAM BASED Skateboarding. Basically in this new title youre focus has shifted to team based gameplay and a co-op skating experience unlike any. other
Exciting bits include creating a team comprised of your online buddies and big group competitions.
And with early pre-orders you get your chance to secure a special skatepark – the Black Box distribution Skatepark.