Extreme Pogo pioneer Nick McClintock and other members of the Xpogo team attached a GoPro to their pogo sticks and proceeded to capture some truly impressive jumps, flips, and a few unfortunate spills. The video was shot with a GoPro HD HERO3 and set to the instrumental “I Go” by rapper Hannibal Leq.
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Produced by XPogo, the governing body behind extreme pogo, the short film “Cooligans” highlights some of the sport’s crazier and more impressive tricks. The seven-minute film is an impressive collection of flips, grabs, grinds and more than a few falls, showcasing the heights and crashes of the young sport.
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Xpogo is holding Pogopalooza 10, an extreme pogo stick competition, in New York City from July 26th to July 28th. On the first day of the event, professional Xpogo athletes will be showing off their skills at landmarks throughout the city. Athletes will attempt to qualify for the Big Air, Best Trick, and High Jump finals and break Xpogo world records in Tomkins Square Park on day two, and the main competition will take place on Sunday, July 28th in Union Square. Pogo lessons will be open to the public on both Saturday and Sunday. Previously we wrote about some of Xpogo’s impressive exhibitions around the globe.
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