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Riders like Mitch Baldry are helping the sport of freestyle scootering gain mainstream recognition.

THIS SICK NEW VIDEO RELEASE from the “cinematic sports content” producers at InfinityList showcases scooter rider Mitch Baldry tearing up Knox Skate Park in his hometown of Melbourne.

The park’s advanced features, including a 2.5m hemisphere cup, open up some really creative trick opportunities — the video’s Vimeo page provides the following annotations so you can follow along:

Screengrab from “Experience Scootering with Mitch Baldry”

  • 0:15 – 360 Buttercup
  • 0:18 – 720
  • 0:25 – Flair Tailwhip
  • 0:30 – Hang 5
  • 0:40 – Frontflip no hander
  • 0:57 – Backflip no hander to fakie
  • 1:07 – Bri whip
  • 1:25 – Quad tailwhip
  • 1:30 – Front lipslide
  • 1:33 – Superman
  • 1:50 – Backflip 180
  • 1:56 – Nose Manual
  • 2:00 – Heelwhip rewind double whip

For something completely different but equally fluid, click over to InfinityList’s vid from redwood country, California. After that, check out Mitch on SoundCloud.



About The Author

Hal Amen

Hal Amen is a managing editor at Matador. His personal travel blog is WayWorded.

  • Carlo Alcos

    I want to see that in the next summer olympics.

  • Jeff Bartlett

    What the hell was that? Imagine the abuse this guy too learning the tricks. I’ve never seen a skate park where you can rock up on a scooter and not catch flack… I’m just imagining people’s faces as they tease the guy just before he drops into a bowl and pulls an inverted triple bar spin.

  • Dale Joseph Campbell


    • Dale Joseph Campbell

      A comment on my own post. Looks like a lot of skateboarders hate skooters. I don’t like the name scooter but the actual thing itself is not a problem 4 me.

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