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A young Norwegian named Jørn Simen Aabøe has stomped his way into the history books by being the first snowboarder to land a toeside triple cork 1440. Tom Copsey of Onboardmag.com stated on the magazine's website that he was landing a double rotation of this trick at Nike's Chosen contest, however this is the first video evidence of him taking it to the next level by adding in another full rotation.
"I learned the double frontside rodeo in March this year," explained Aabøe, "and I have thought about doing the triple ever since. So then we got the chance to build the perfect jump, together with Billabong in Norway and my local resort, I went for it. It turned out to be an epic session with some friends, and I landed the triple third try. Luckily."
Different variations of this trick have been done, but spinning off the toes adds another degree of difficulty for some riders. Once this trick has been added to the repertoire of every major contest pro you can count on it being tweaked and looking much different then the backside variation. Let the games begin!