Friday, July 15, 2011

Tony Hawk #2.

Remember the night when skateboarding made ESPN's SportsCenter?

Tony landed the first 900 after trying the trick off and on for a decade at the 1999 X-Games. It should be noted that Danny Way almost made one in the Santa Cruz Speed Wheels video Risk It from 1990.

I miss when wheel companies would put out videos. It's probably not feasible in today's economy.

The only photographer who caught the trick on film was Rob "Whitey" McConnaughy.

Big Brother - October 1999 Issue 53

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

There is a really funny story about how Big Brother got that photo!