Nick Trapasso Real Street interview
A miracle knee and a new ride for taking-her-easy Trapasso
Much like The Dude of "The Big Lebowski" fame, Nick Trapasso is pretty good at taking it easy. He glides through life in a laid back haze that belies his monstrous ability to get busy on board. His lackadaisical approach combined with a total lack of fear for skating bigger obstacles makes for one enticing and envious cocktail on film. Though Trapasso may approach contests with a laissez-faire passivity, his part is sure to envied by many skaters who are trying really hard to look like they aren't ...
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12 skaters. 12 videos. Their vision. Their way. All for X Games gold. This is Real Street.
A new medal event for X Games 16, Real Street is the first contest of its kind. Twelve of the top individual pros in street skating each filmed 60-second video parts on street terrain for X, and all 12 video parts aired on the final day of the X16 telecast. A panel of pros -- Pat Duffy, Ed Templeton, Jamie Thomas and Geoff Rowley -- chose the winning part and awarded $50,000 and an X Games gold medal to Nick Trapasso. You, the fans, picked Zered Bassett as the fan favorite.
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