Decades-old skateboarding trick mixes with virtual reality

The 50-year-old skateboarding pioneer and entrepreneur is dragging his 360-degree loop ramp out of storage and giving a handful of young skaters the chance to try to nail the near-impossible trick on a live virtual reality broadcast Sunday afternoon from his corporate headquarters in northern San Diego County. (Photo by Stig Nygaard from Copenhagen, Denmark (Birdhouse team in Fælledparken Skatepark) [CC BY 2.0  (https://bit.ly/1SB5GLf)], via Wikimedia Commons)

The 50-year-old skateboarding pioneer and entrepreneur is dragging his 360-degree loop ramp out of storage and giving a handful of young skaters the chance to try to nail the near-impossible trick on a live virtual reality broadcast Sunday afternoon from his corporate headquarters in northern San Diego County. (Photo by Stig Nygaard from Copenhagen, Denmark (Birdhouse team in Fælledparken Skatepark) [CC BY 2.0 (https://bit.ly/1SB5GLf)], via Wikimedia Commons)

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