One of the meanest feets in skateboarding is completing a full 360 degrees around a full pipe now We’re seeing this gnarly obstacle introduced into a competitive set up here at Red Bull Roller Coaster Loop has been part of skateboard folklore for nearly two decades and only a select few brave souls have managed to complete it We’re going to be looking at what makes it just so difficult Checking in with some of the skaters and find it out. If any of them are crazy enough to get themselves around this thing Yeah, I’m not you won’t see me in there Set up for there to be 100 bucks Yeah, I’ll give you 200 to try real quick It says you’re gnarly do it, yeah it actually like Saying if someone does that it’s all about physics energy inertia and gravity Newton’s laws of motion are all over this thing See I’m explaining how you do this. So you should listen really We’ve also got two very big things to come to terms with Centripetal and centrifugal force that’s the skater registered a weight It all gets a little bit confusing after that to be honest But in essence the inertial force pins the skateboard to the wall all the way round, but gravity is also pulling everything down So if you go fast enough, you can combat that and stick to the wall all the way through 360 degrees apparently Let’s talk about the elephant in the room. The little looper the looper the BF Goodrich tire Initially, I thought that was too small I was thinking I’m pretty sure you won’t be able to go around not a small you after about 40 minutes of being here yesterday Straight off the plane. You nearly did it, right? Yeah as close Let’s talk about speed like obviously you’re amped up. Yeah, but can you hit this with the loads of speed? Are you gonna go inside? I think it’s medium really media Yeah, definitely medium to fast and you you’re just gonna almost hit the wall and not do anything crumpled in the air But too slow and you won’t get the whip because it is like doing a cartwheel or something You have to whip it like a like a backflip or something like that It’s a bit like liquid in a glass if you spin it round fast enough, it’s all good spin it round too slow Yeah, so for the skaters it’s all about entry speed to fast and you’re gonna loop out too slow and gravity’s gonna take control a lot of people there go into the loop and They are over pump it trying to pump around the top which you can’t really do You’ve just got to ride it. Yes Yeah, you pump at the bottom. Yeah, kind of use your momentum And yeah the sort of weight of your arms and your head or power around so you got round around What was the way yesterday? Yeah, I was upside down I think you’ve got it in the bag man, and I can’t wait to see it Let’s see this onyx Just getting into anything is no it’s not You have to science it what you say for defying physics a little bit Going on than just carve in a corner. Yeah, if you don’t skate that’s a thing to do Because you leave your heads up in the middle and you can carve around it with this Yeah, the forces are strain just definitely doesn’t feel like anything else you ever do on the skateboard Me too, me too Just a car Having said before that. It’s like a slower one. I don’t think it like it’s two that you did wake up I think if you go any faster – faster Thing that was to speed Too much with before you would That one you look like you twisted your body up I think it’s just a sprain just stay on it Like that one your head was fully back that’s what I mean It’s like shield rabbit Place you can you just did it Going down. I was close. I was pretty much I’m being an idiot Feel like super privileged to be watching this apply online. This is the kind of thing you see on the video I Guess it’s not a thing. You can correct. So once you’re in you’re in either Your cords coming out that way you’re doing it right Anya what was different that guy I don’t know or is that the problem like you can’t work out? And I’m done I Literally, I didn’t talk my head fast enough like 25 watts this many go Right Did something go in your eye in my pockets punch me in the face by Alex. I think you can’t get closer without landing it Water flip I Think I’ve officially learn to do it It’s there. It’s been learning to do it or is it just doing it now improve it then you gotta write it out My job Wow My Wow, so you’ve just gotta do it once more because I was missed it. Haha. Let me see Okay, okay And the first one you wrote to in old honestly only did you think anyone would ever do it That’s the man Wow well, there you go like Alex just Did it? Like I’ve made it look so easy like pretty gnarly slabs and then just like carved it out. Just chilling. So good Alex Good work for a little bit. So it’s always a nice feeling when you walk away from something not doing it To anyone else Doc go ahead top the head. It’s like yeah It’s like doing a somersault on the flat or something. You just got me Wow, well there you have it as crazy as it may seem it is possible The thing to see now is can Alex or any of the other riders? Hold it together and put it down in their contest run when it counts. This is one of the most unique events In skateboarding. This is all about the fun that this is read Goodrich tire loop down there Yeah you’re not seeing a whole lot of people attempting that and the reason why is because it’s so gnarly One man has done that and he stood out yesterday As Alex Holford drops in absolutely mind-melting. He’s doing it for all of us No one else is going near it Alex hold for just jumping in there I’m throwing it like it’s nothing That’s the first time we’ve seen him drop it in a competition Just put in perspective. We’ve got some of the best skaters in the world here and they were in all Alex

Attempting A 360 Loop On A Skateboard
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100 thoughts on “Attempting A 360 Loop On A Skateboard

  • July 20, 2019 at 11:36 pm
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    Eyyy!!!

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  • July 21, 2019 at 12:46 am
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    Didn’t Jaws do this in the street?

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  • July 21, 2019 at 1:19 am
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    I thought due to the title, the weird roll in, the short height and the skinniness of the loop… there were too many bad variables for anyone to get it. Stoked to see it completed multiple times!!! 🙂

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  • July 21, 2019 at 1:34 am
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    That was awesome

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  • July 21, 2019 at 1:43 am
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    Where is your helmets

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  • July 21, 2019 at 2:27 am
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    To the 20% that says they can do this

    stop lying

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  • July 21, 2019 at 3:58 am
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    dudes gnarly!

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  • July 21, 2019 at 5:42 am
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    Sick.

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  • July 21, 2019 at 6:25 am
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    Yeah man…

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  • July 21, 2019 at 6:44 am
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    the angle you have to enter it is so messed up ha

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  • July 21, 2019 at 10:45 am
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    Learning more from this video than my science teacher

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  • July 21, 2019 at 12:33 pm
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    Alex should've watched the footage of Skreech Sandoval in Santa Ana 10 yrs ago.

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  • July 21, 2019 at 1:55 pm
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    That man deserves an eye patch how though he is

    And we all know skateboarding has nothing to do with gravity..

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  • July 21, 2019 at 2:21 pm
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    you know hes crazy hes wearing a winter hat. lol.

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  • July 21, 2019 at 3:04 pm
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    Get out of skateboarding. Energy drinks are horrible for you and they've never had a place in skateboarding. Go steal money from another industry you're not related to and put their core companies out of business.

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  • July 21, 2019 at 3:36 pm
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    Next time, just skate the thing

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  • July 21, 2019 at 4:41 pm
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    How many sets of free tires did he get?

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  • July 21, 2019 at 5:20 pm
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    That's awesome bro…maybe like one of four people in the world to have done the loop.

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  • July 21, 2019 at 5:24 pm
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    2 decades?
    Announcer is a wanker…

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  • July 21, 2019 at 6:15 pm
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    This host is kind of annoying

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  • July 21, 2019 at 9:10 pm
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    Incredible, bring back RAD

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  • July 21, 2019 at 9:18 pm
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    10:43 that guy that just fell

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  • July 21, 2019 at 10:00 pm
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    Jesus, that accent. Great video overall though: 👌🏼

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  • July 21, 2019 at 10:48 pm
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    WHAT A BEAST

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  • July 22, 2019 at 2:42 am
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    Wow Mark Churchill back from the… wherever he went for the last 10 years 🤷🏻‍♂️

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  • July 22, 2019 at 4:15 am
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    Why wear a beanie if it constantly falls off

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  • July 22, 2019 at 4:34 am
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    0:10 no it’s not

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  • July 22, 2019 at 5:56 am
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    its a shitty angle cuz it FORCES you to enter from the front. the angle youd normally go through it with. youd need to turn 90 deg and enter it from the side. like the way that the beginning and end of a roller coaster loop are RIGHT beside eachother. if that makes sense.

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  • July 22, 2019 at 6:29 am
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    i could totally do this 1st try!!

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  • July 22, 2019 at 8:27 am
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    This guy is a beast

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  • July 22, 2019 at 10:02 am
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    FortyTwo Skate Shop in Nottingham! That’s where I’ve seen this dude. What a legend 👏

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  • July 22, 2019 at 10:52 am
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    wtf is this? is this a kids show?

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  • July 22, 2019 at 10:53 am
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    What’s wrong with his hair?! Hahahahaha bald mofo shave your head you look like a bum bro that cap isn’t doing anything better flying everytime away

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  • July 22, 2019 at 10:54 am
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    And then there is Swampfest

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  • July 22, 2019 at 11:03 am
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    y is it edited like it’s from 2009

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  • July 22, 2019 at 1:43 pm
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    Lol they put some freshmen level algebra based physics on the screen and speed it up “I don’t expect skaters to be smart enough” kinda vibe ,no?😂

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  • July 22, 2019 at 2:01 pm
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    They need to put this in skater xl

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  • July 22, 2019 at 2:41 pm
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    Very nice

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  • July 22, 2019 at 2:41 pm
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    I love your passion

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  • July 22, 2019 at 2:55 pm
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    I loved watching him learn and stick it. But, watching him do this without a helmet made me cringe.

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  • July 22, 2019 at 2:59 pm
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    INCREDIBLE VIDEO AND GREAT SKATER 🔝🔝🔝👏👏👏THANKS RED ❤BULL🔥FOR SHARING AND GREETINGS FROM ITALY 🇮🇹

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  • July 22, 2019 at 3:10 pm
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    Dedicative

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  • July 22, 2019 at 3:23 pm
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    Churchill with the science! I love it!

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  • July 22, 2019 at 3:54 pm
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    "Carved out just chilling".

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  • July 22, 2019 at 4:06 pm
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    entrance/exit looks like it could better.

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  • July 22, 2019 at 4:23 pm
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    why is everyone named alex lol

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  • July 22, 2019 at 4:31 pm
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    why does he not havehair

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  • July 22, 2019 at 4:57 pm
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    Nice job.

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  • July 22, 2019 at 5:28 pm
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    Should see the pipe he did for the forty two shop video!

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  • July 22, 2019 at 6:05 pm
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    The reporter dude Looks like the brother in flushed away

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  • July 22, 2019 at 6:11 pm
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    It's not vertical
    Doesn't count!

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  • July 22, 2019 at 6:39 pm
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    Pay up Midler! 😛

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  • July 22, 2019 at 7:17 pm
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    i can't tell if the host is stupid, if redbull thinks we're all stupid, or it's both. but this feels like a kid's show

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  • July 22, 2019 at 7:44 pm
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    Alex is so gnarly!

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  • July 22, 2019 at 9:04 pm
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    That loop is crazy… there is no exit path and that dude is insane 🔥

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  • July 22, 2019 at 11:08 pm
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    Sour Solution 2

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  • July 22, 2019 at 11:37 pm
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    @10:41 get that guy some new wheels!

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  • July 22, 2019 at 11:38 pm
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    For phucks sakes… He nails it and everyone was so anticlimactic.. congrats!!!

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  • July 23, 2019 at 12:10 am
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    I've tried this on a longboard,only ever completed it a couple times,much harder with a 5 foot deck

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  • July 23, 2019 at 12:12 am
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    "The loop has been part of skateboarding folklore for nearly two decades…." You should try telling that to Duane Peters because he did it in the 70s.

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  • July 23, 2019 at 12:26 am
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    Aren't all loops 360🤔

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  • July 23, 2019 at 12:46 am
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    Excellent work gentlemen. 'Tis proof of our ability to continue to learn and adapt to new terrain and aquire new skills. Inspirational!

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  • July 23, 2019 at 1:48 am
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    So tight, bad angle and you have to carve out on the same side you came in…

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  • July 23, 2019 at 3:33 am
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    I love this guy he’s got balls

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  • July 23, 2019 at 3:39 am
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    When the science comes

    Homer Simpson “BORING”

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  • July 23, 2019 at 4:26 am
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    Get a helmet u dingus

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  • July 23, 2019 at 5:23 am
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    My G !!!!!!!

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  • July 23, 2019 at 5:53 am
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    Centrifugal force doesn’t exist only centripital

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  • July 23, 2019 at 8:48 am
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    way more gnarly than the original loop. good job

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  • July 23, 2019 at 9:10 am
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    Heart of a lion

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  • July 23, 2019 at 1:36 pm
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    Literally nobody cares about the guy explaining it, we just wanne see someone skating it

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  • July 23, 2019 at 2:25 pm
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    I wanna see someone do that handrail down those stairs in the background.

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  • July 23, 2019 at 2:28 pm
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    I like the ending lol. PAY UP

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  • July 23, 2019 at 5:15 pm
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    Alpha crackheads are crazy

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  • July 23, 2019 at 7:25 pm
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    am i only one here who goes straight to comment section looking for someone wrote "tony hawk" ?

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  • July 23, 2019 at 9:37 pm
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    Back to back

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  • July 24, 2019 at 7:57 pm
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    Bearing in mind this guy has pumped the hoop /watch?v=J3P7bOVmn08

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  • July 25, 2019 at 3:26 am
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    that zip whip to the face

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  • July 25, 2019 at 1:52 pm
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    Came for skateboarding
    Stayed for a physics lesson

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  • July 25, 2019 at 5:36 pm
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    Ok I'm sorry the skater looked like he was 50

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  • July 26, 2019 at 12:28 pm
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    Why was there a non skater BuzzFeed looking motherfucker

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  • July 26, 2019 at 3:26 pm
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    someone give this man a beanie strap

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  • July 27, 2019 at 7:22 pm
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    Tinha que chamar é o colibri do 3s aquele cara não tem medo de porra nenhuma kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk

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  • July 28, 2019 at 4:55 am
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    Alex the one with a flying skateboard was on wood ward

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  • July 28, 2019 at 8:14 am
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    I stopped watching when it became vsauce

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  • July 28, 2019 at 9:59 pm
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    I just became a fan of red bull stuff! That was awesome, that dude is gnarly!!!

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  • July 29, 2019 at 10:42 pm
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    No mameeees pinche morro perroooon alv mis respetos

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  • July 30, 2019 at 5:55 am
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    I understand that you’re really good at skating but this just seems astronomically stupid in every way.

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  • July 30, 2019 at 12:30 pm
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    He kept losing his beanie and he couldnt live without it ):

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  • July 31, 2019 at 7:28 am
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    Gnarly is such a cringy word… I mean.. Guys we are 25+ here 😂

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  • August 1, 2019 at 4:38 pm
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    Gotta photo with my man at fortytwo

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  • August 4, 2019 at 6:57 pm
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    👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

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  • August 15, 2019 at 11:25 pm
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    Seriously Redbull get another presenter this guy is so basic.

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  • August 21, 2019 at 5:18 am
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    This video made me smile in an awe..
    The true meaning of perseverance

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  • August 21, 2019 at 7:00 am
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    talktostorror

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