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Origins of The Boneless One | Who Invented and Named the Boneless?

Before we get into this, let’s get on the same page. The original version of the trick was known as a boneless one, which Thrasher defined as “a front-footed, frontside footplant.” Specifically on transition and banks. We’ll get into other variations later, but that’s the original version of the trick. Also, check out this definition […]

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Who Really Invented the No Comply? Neil Blender | Lance Mountain | John Lucero | Orb | Otis

There are a lot of different stories about the origins of the no comply. I’m not sure there will be a way to completely prove one way or another, but we’ll do our best to get to the bottom of it. They’re often credited to John Lucero and/or Lance Mountain, and we’ll get there, but […]

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Who Invented the Laser Flip? Or is it Lazer? Rodney Mullen, Rick Howard, Rob Dyrdek or Someone Else?

Before we get too far into this, I just want to define the trick and get everyone on the same page. A laser flip is a frontside 360 varial heelflip, or the opposite of a normal tre flip – frontside and heelflipped. The name is actually kind of interesting. It seems to come from this […]