You may know him as the notorious S-Curves Skateboard Bomber, but Anthony Clark has dreams. He wants to compete in the Olympics in the new sport of downhill skateboarding…or fly supersonic jets for the United States Air Force.
By Patric Hedlund, TME
Any driver who has been surprised to come upon a blur of speed in a black Darth Vader helmet, riding a long skateboard—and followed by a chase car on the Mil Potrero ‘S’ curves—knows this is a young man with a terrifying talent for…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)
Anthony Clark shows off some moves, and his gear, strong, safe helmets, a scuffed leather suit and special gloves: “My gas and my brakes.”
Downhill skateboarding takes a special kind of stupid. That is the most factual thing I can tell you. It takes a special thing to know you are going to crash really hard going really fast and you are going to hurt really bad and then do it again…until you get really good. —Anthony Clark
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