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The Tricking Manga

The extremely talented Xander Rosendale has created the world’s first tricking manga! Follow along with One Kick Man’s adventures here.

Invincible Interviews: Ben Cauvy

On just about any list of the world's top trickers, you're bound to find a legendary Frenchman. He's often known for sporting the long, dark hair of a samurai, the circular glasses of a professor, and the horrifying picture-time face of that thing that hides in your...

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The Quad: Does It Really Count?

Let me start off by saying that I, personally, believe that Michael Guthrie has landed the world's first quad cork. So yeah, my mind is still pretty blown right now. That being said, I know that a number of people believe that, unfortunately, it wasn't quite a quad...

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Why I Will Never Be the Best

“Dude, if things keep going this well, I really think I can make the 2020 Olympic team.” I was Skyping with my buddy Patrick, and he was getting visibly more excited as he spoke. His eyes were getting wider, and his hands were flying around my screen. “Seriously, this...

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Invincible Interviews: Dan Perez

What’s the first image that pops into your head when you hear the word “Professor”? Probably some old, crotchety white dude with huge glasses. Gray hair combed over a balding head. Some ancient textbook tucked under his arm on a subject you don’t care about. And a...

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The Thief of Joy

There are two types of trickers out there. First of all, there’s Tricker #1. He watches videos of Rasmus Ott, Nick Fry, and Phill Gibbs and goes, “Holy crap, those guys are amazing! Can’t wait to be on that level.” He then goes off and trains, feeling inspired by his...

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Breaking News: Top Trickers Still Human

Once upon a time, in a magical land far, far away, Michael Guthrie could not backflip. Andy Le failed every jacknife attempt, and Scotty Skelton could not land a b-twist to save his life. But the crazy part is, this is no fairy tale. That’s right, ladies and...

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Introducing The World’s Best Tricker

Note: this page was written entirely by John Patrick Thaddeus Godzilla McLay. If any post on this site has needed a parental rating, it would be this one. Read at your own risk. I am regretting the creative power I've given McLay to write what he wants.    *     *    ...

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The Top 8 Tips to Vanquish Your Fear

Hey guys! Jeremy here. Some of you might remember the articles I published on the Loopkicks site about a year and a half ago. And since I can't find them there anymore, I figured I'd publish the updated versions here! So you'll be seeing some throwbacks in the coming...

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Invincible Interviews: Phill Gibbs

Phill is an Invincible Athlete, an amazing tricker, and an all-round nice guy. A couple of months ago he chatted with Lee about injuries, samplers, and the future. Enjoy! For those who have been living under a rock this past year or so, Phill Gibbs suffered from a...

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Enter The Benders

If you could bend Fire, Earth, Water, or Air, which would you pick? You know, like in Avatar: The Last Airbender or The Legend of Korra. These TV series have become two of the most popular routes for introducing millions of people to tricking, especially with the...

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You Know You’re at a Gathering When…

Well I just got back from Regeneration Gathering, and it was TOO HYPE. The battles, the level-ups, the raw energy… It was a crazy weekend to say the least! But for those of us who have been to more than a few gatherings, we know that there’s more to gatherings than...

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The Most Annoying Tricks of All Time

They always make it look SO easy. All the guys in the videos and samplers, I mean. Chucking dubs like they eat them for breakfast, throwing snapus left and right, and all perfectly mixed into combos too. Seriously, that’s nuts. But in a way, you’re okay with it....

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The Myth of Progress

It finally happened. After months of drilling this stupid move over and over, after swearing that you weren’t getting any better, you finally landed it. It just kind of… clicked! And as awesome as it is, you can’t help but feel confused. How did it happen? After so...

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Invincible Interviews: Jujimufu

They say he trains backflips with cinderblocks tied to his feet. They say the movie "Taken" was loosely based on the time someone borrowed his protein powder without asking. They say he once glanced at a beautiful woman, instantly impregnating her with the men we know...

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Mathematics

Today's lesson will cover the fundamentals of Mathematical Tricking Visualization. Math is just numbers and patterns and shit. Cork has 1 twist Double Cork has 2 twists pivot Cork - Swing Double Cork is a 1-2 combo Gainer switch has 0 twists A famous math combo is 012...

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When are you REALLY a tricker?

It’s a question we’ve all asked ourselves at some point: “Can I really call myself a tricker?” From time to time we take an honest look at our skills and wonder if we’re good enough, if we’ve trained hard enough, if we have the spirit and drive to truly deserve being...

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Cheat Codes to New Levels

Once again, you enter the session with high hopes for FINALLY landing That One Trick, and once again, you leave disappointed. Why can’t you just land it already? You’ve been drilling it for months, but you feel like you’ve barely even made progress. We’ve all been...

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Invincible Interviews: Scotty Skelton

With his iconic tricks and world-famous antics, Scott Skelton’s contributions to the tricking world have been absolutely HUGE. Kicking off our new "Invincible Interviews" series, I recently got a chance to sit down with the man himself and talk about his experiences...

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Owning A Tricking Gym, with Rory Bratter

Rory Bratter is a machine, having roots in tricking, martial arts, dance, fitness, basketball, and more, as well as running the Red Bull Throwdown in Atlanta last year. In addition to all of this he's recently opened his own gym, and has been kind enough to share some...

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Thoughts from Vivien Youlou on World Tour

Last July we traveled around Europe and the US with Xswipe on the Xswipe and Loopkicks World Tricks Tour! During our few days in France we spoke to Vivien Youlou, widely regarded as one of the strongest men in existence, about his tricks and experiences as a tricker,...

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Nils Weiler Interview at Dope Gathering 2013

Earlier in the year we spent a few days in Rotterdam at the fantastic 010 Trickz tricking gym for Dope Gathering 2013 as part of the World Tricks Tour! There we hung out with a bunch of incredibly cool people, including 11 year old Nils Weiler, a tricker from Germany....

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The Gathering Survival Guide

Going to the next big gathering? Going on a tricking tour across the world? Then keep reading. This guide will tell you everything you need to know. For most reading this, chances are you have already been to a Tricking Gathering of some sort. For those who haven’t...

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Kim Steinsland & Bergen Gathering 2012

My name is Kim and I’m from Bergen, Norway. I’m the host of Bergen Gathering, and I’ve been tricking for almost 5 years, on and off because of injuries. But yeah, 5 years. As everyone that’s tried hosting a gathering knows, it’s kind of shit hosting gatherings....

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