Deaf skateboarder’s trick formerly called “mute,” now called “The Weddler Grab” | The Daily Moth
About two weeks ago, a famous skateboarder Tony Hawk, apologized and recognized a deaf skateboarder named Chris Weddle on Instagram. In the Instagram post, Hawk explains about one skateboard trick that has always been called the “mute” air/grab because it was named after a deaf man (Chris). After forty years, the name has finally been changed to “The Weddle Grab” to honor Chris and his invention of that trick.
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