How to Become the Worlds Greatest Skateboarder

From Indiana to Orange County by air: The life of Brian Patch

And the crowd went wild. Fifty eight feet. The Guinness people were happy because they had something to air between Sprite commercials, and Patch was relieved that he could face his counterparts. But before he could celebrate, he had to be interviewed by the TV host as if the jump never occurred—there was no point in wasting videotape on a loser.

"So, do you think you can make it, Brian?"

"Well, I hope I can make it," said Patch, tired and geeked-out.

If you want to set the world skateboard-jump record, you'd better be willing to put up with a bit.

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