Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 and 2 has a movement you might not recognize, but it is simply a renowned version of an iconic movement that honors its legacy.n creator.
Tony Hawk went to Instagram to explain the thought process behind the capture of " Weddle "in the Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 remaster and 2, named after deaf skater Chris Weddle. "For nearly 40 years, we've shamelessly called this trick " mute "air / grab," Hawk writes. He goes on to explain how, in 1981, a local skatepark in Colton, Calif. Named Chris Weddle was the first to change the "indy " air by grabbing the board with his front hand. Since fellow skatepark regulars called Weddle a "silent, dumb guy," they called him dumb tune, a decision from Hawk fell to "the naive youth."
" In recent years, a few people have contacted Chris (who is still skaters) about this figure, and the name given to it, "Hawk continues. "He was very kind in his response, but it is obvious that a different name would have honored his heritage, as he is hard of hearing but does not lack language. "When Hawk contacted Weddle while researching the origins of the stuff, Weddle suggested it be named the seizure " deaf "or " weddle ". Hawk went with the latter, writing " so that we embark on the next @tonyhawkthegame " demo version, some of you may notice a name change: The Weddle Grab. "
Weddle celebrated the true tribute to his heritage by taking a photo of himself making the movement thati bears his name. I don't cry, you cry.
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