Over the Top

This fairly ridiculous photo of Mark Appleyard backside nosebluntsiding somewhere in Scandinavia was brought to my attention the other day, part of a fairly intense Kingpin interview that details his globe-hopping ways, explores the awkwardness of hurricane horse mortality and adds another chapter to the big book of pro skateboarders’ questionable tattoos. Also, a boatload of retarded photos to go with the one up above. Now usually I prefer a bit more of a stiff-kneed thruster approach to this trick but Appleyard more than makes up for it by arcing onto a thigh-high ledge and warping this trick into the realm of impossibility. Remember when he did that kickflip backside tailslide bigspin on the rail? Like what, seven years ago?

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3 Responses to “Over the Top”

  1. rich Says:

    according to the imbed code, it says overcrook. regardless, it is amazing.

  2. ciaran Says:

    That spot is in Helsinki, great city, dope photo.

  3. tdud Says:

    Waist high! And yeah, i heard it was overkrooks too

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