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Have You Seen This? Tony Hawk skates horizontal loop
Tony Hawk is already a legend, but that doesnt stop him from becoming even more ... legend-er. - photo by Martha Ostergar
SKATER TOWN Just when you think maybe youve heard the last skateboarding-related news about Tony Hawk, he goes and does something to blow your mind.

I mean, at 47 years old, you dont expect him to keep upping his skating game, continually showing those young upstart skater punks that hes still the boss.

Well, he certainly showed them whos the boss in a huge way last week. (And the boss certainly wasnt Tony Danza, Judith Light or Bruce Springsteen.)

In a video made in collaboration with Sony Action Cam, Hawk talks about how he had this crazy idea to build and skate a horizontal ramp. If youre having a hard time visualizing that, its a loop-de-loop parallel to the floor. So for a body to skate it successfully, he would also have to be parallel to the floor for a short time, all while keeping his wheels on the ramp to make a successful exit.

Yeah, its bananas but awesome. Its bananas awesome.

Whats also bananas awesome is that Hawk actually skates it, and the video of his attempts and success is well worth the watch.
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