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Who else thinks that the X-Games are out of hand?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Mike Money, Aug 17, 2003.


  1. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    360's on 250cc dirtbikes?


    :eek:


    Holy crap!

    This year has got to be the craziest year yet. We saw three 360's, a bunch of backflip variations (Heel clicker b/f, no hander b/f, no footer backflip, etc..,). Those guys are freaking nuts.

    :eek:
     
  2. the motocross is. everything else is over rated. mirra and niquist are contest hoars. mirra and niquist take up most of the scene so less known riders dont get as much coverage and the bigger riders just get bigger. its sad.
     
  3. Anyone see the skateboarding vert doubles? Bucky and Bob were sick. They did one of those doubles board switches and pulled a fingerflip switch. Bob fingerflipped it, Bucky caught it in midair, and put it under his feet. Or vice versa. The motocross 360 was pretty damn cool. I saw some BMX clips... is it just me or did someone pull a backflip tailwhip? I haven't been watching in a while, because whoa that's crazy.
     
  4. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    I think Mirra pulled the b/f tailwhip... but i am not sure, so don't quote me on that.


    (waits for jon or tyler to be smart asses and quote me.)
     
  5. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    damn...imagine learning how to do a backflip, that would stink to mess up.:meh:
     
  6. bentem

    bentem

    Oct 18, 2002
    Rockville, MD
    Yeah it would. But those motocross guys spend so much time in the air, it seems like they shouldve been able to do a 360 a while ago. I dont really know what im talking about. No other skateboarders have been able to do another 900 though.
     

  7. who exactly is we? You and your dad? You and talkbass???:confused:
     
  8. Killdar

    Killdar

    Dec 16, 2002
    Portland Maine
    The people in the X-games were cooler before they all sold out to helmet and/or other such padding companies.
     
  9. ClarkW

    ClarkW

    Aug 1, 2003
    Provo, UT. USA
    And poorer and living in their parents' collective basement.

    Kudos for them for turning a generally useless and dangerous waste of time (skateboarding, etc) into a very entertaining and lucrative profession.
     
  10. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    We as in the people who watched.
     
  11. By-Tor

    By-Tor

    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    I watched it and it was great.
    I totally dig on that stuff.
     
  12. Only those who don't know how to have a good time.
     
  13. By-Tor

    By-Tor

    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    I agree, it's entertainment. Just watch it and have fun.
    And I think alot of riders besides the top few get quite a bit of coverage.
     
  14. *ToNeS*

    *ToNeS*

    Jan 12, 2001
    Sydney AU
    Okay, Mike. I was mistaken - you are notorious. Just not for what you might think.
     
  15. actually it isnt hard, especially on dirt, you usually just end up nose diving and skidding on your knees, wich isnt that painfull with pads on on dirt. its stuff like no footed can-cans and other such things where if you miss your landing your going to bite it hard..