Skateboard Trick to Be Renamed in Honour of Deaf Inventor

Source: The Guardian »

For almost 40 years, the “mute grab” has been part of a skateboarder’s bag of tricks: grabbing the toe side of the board between their feet, while rotating “backside”, to land facing the opposite direction.

Now, the trick is being renamed to better honour its inventor, Chris Weddle, a deaf skater who was never actually mute in the first place.

The push to rechristen the trick the…

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