#QSTOP10 — September 6, 2019

It has been brought to the office’s attention that any Matlock Bennett-Jones inclusion of the Top 10 involves some variation of switch 180 and a backside 360 immediately after. That’s what he gets for having a cool first name and a good back 3 I guess.

Also did some revisitation of older K.B. parts on account of Johnny’s Centrale edit, and could’ve fully made this #1 this week just because ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

See everyone at Tompkins tomorrow @ 1 P.M.

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#QSTOP10 — August 23, 2019

For centuries of skateboard history, the picnic table had been our pop measure of record. Doing a trick over a picnic table meant dominance of a trick on flat. Meticulous records were kept of what tricks had, and had not been done over them.

Then suddenly, picnic tables fell by the wayside as our go-to measuring stick. A September 2018 Pew Research poll commissioned by the Schoolyard Equipment Association of America (admittedly panicked by the under-reportage of Christian Maalouf’s fakie flip NBD) revealed that Torey Pudwill’s two-punch ender at the end of his 2011 “Big Bang” part was the last time 56% of the general public had jotted down a trick over a table in their NBD notebooks. 2011!

(Picnic table lines were excluded from this study, and are a different genre entirely.)

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