Rebuilding the Animal Chin Ramp

30 years on...

The Search For Animal Chin, 30 Years Later
1st November 2016 samc

In 1987 Powell Peralta released the seminal skateboard move The Search for Animal Chin was released. Quickly becoming a cult classic among the skateboard community, The Search for Animal Chin defined a generation of skateboarders. The closing scene of the movie features the most progressive vert ramp built at that time, an absolute monster that had a vert spine, yes, a vert spine! Not to mention a mini ramp on the deck and a plethora of channels and extensions.

This was the setting for a session that made history, 4 of the best skateboards of the late 80’s and members of Powell Peralta‘s “Bones Brigade” Tony Hawk, Steve Caballero, Mike McGill and Lance Mountain rode the ramp in a way that ways completely ground breaking. Nearly 30 yours on those 4 guys have come back together, with the help of Ride Channel, to recreate the iconic 4 man hand plant. Sit back and enjoy a slice of skateboard history and reflect on that fact that even in their 40’s and 50’s the original Bones Brigade members can still shred better that you!

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