Alan Gelfand created the first skateboarding trick in 1973. He called it the “Ollie,” and people everywhere were soon trying to copy it. Years later, Tony Hawk entered the first X Games and wowed the world. … Are you ready to jump on a skateboard and learn the Ollie?
Who invented what skateboard tricks?
He is widely considered the most influential street skater in the history of the sport, being credited for inventing numerous tricks, including the flatground ollie, kickflip, heelflip, impossible, and 360-flip.
Who is the best skater in the world?
As the top ranked skateboarder in the world (and the highest paid with sponsorships deals with NikeSB and Monster) Nyjah Huston is gearing for the biggest skate of his life — the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympic games — where skateboarding will make its Olympic debut as an official sport.
Do skaters hate longboarders?
There’s definitely animosity between some skateboarders towards those who ride longboards or cruisers. Some longboarders dislike skateboarders too. Skateboarding is definitely more technical though, and longboarders who don’t respect the skateboard are straight-up delusional.