skate run-up

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skate run-up

Unread postby canag » Wed Jun 06, 2012 4:51 am

Is there a rule that states that you must run before take-off ? If not, this could be a valid 4.60m skate&jump from Baptiste Boirie :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZpE68QGToA
This guy also jumped 5.50 a month ago using a 4.60 pole (15"), which is also worth the trip :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7fFsqOhUpk
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PS: my apologies if that's the wrong forum, I wasn't sure where I should post this...

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Re: skate run-up

Unread postby twistpv » Fri Jun 15, 2012 2:16 am

Okay so personally I think this is sooo awesome... I've been wanting to do something like this for a while now. The only thing that's been stopping me is the fear that I might mess up my pole by whatever I was riding running into it, but either way i still want to try this :yes:
(coach)Why did you run through?(me)Ummm.........cross wind?(coach)"Oh okay"

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Re: skate run-up

Unread postby rainbowgirl28 » Fri Jun 15, 2012 8:12 am

Haha yes, there are rules against artificial aids and such.

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Re: skate run-up

Unread postby fishman4god » Fri Jun 15, 2012 9:31 am

On the subject of other ways to jump, back in the late 70's Steve Smith took some big jumps 16'-17' range from a skateboard on a slight downhill approach. Cant find the video but it was crazy,awesome,scary and just outrageous. Would love to see it again if anyone could drag it up.

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Re: skate run-up

Unread postby canag » Thu Aug 16, 2012 6:41 am

He did it again ! but with an electric skate this time, 5.20 meters !
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWwLpZUZ1rg


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