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Top Secret King of the Road Book

Secrets are hard to keep… even our own. You wanna know what it's like on KOTR? Here's the entire book of challenges that each team is battling through. Take a look through the book. Is there anything that's too easy? Which challenges are the gnarliest?

Posted: September 8, 2011


Hard - 20 pt. each
•Back lip to frontside 270 out
•Crooks to nose wheelie on top to crooks
•Back tail biggie

Harder - 30 pT. eAcH
•Half-Cab crooks to backside 5-0
•Backside nollie 180 to fakie frontside 5-0
•Switch front lip pop around to back lip

HArdesT - 50 pT. eAcH
•Fakie switch front crooks fakie shove-it
•Front lip to impossible out
•Back Smith to 360 flip

fucked up - 150 pT. (pudwill's requesT)
•Kickflip back lip to back 5-0 to switch front crooks fakie flip out


HArd - 20 pT. eAcH
•Japan grab to manual
•Frontside half-Cab to nose manual 180 out
•Manual to no-comply shifty

HArder - 30 pT. eAcH
•Switch manual switch kickflip
•Fakie bigspin flip to manual
•Pressure flip manual to kickflip

HArdesT - 50 pT. eAcH
•Manual to Sal flip
•Fakie 360 flip fakie nose manual
•Frontside 180 fakie nose manual to switch heelflip

fucked up - 150 pT.
•Switch 360 flip nose manual fakie 360 flip out
(must be at least curb-high)


HArd - 20 pT. eAcH
•Frontside boneless to disaster
•Gray slide (lien to tailslide, back hand on coping)
•Tailboned backside air

HArder - 30 pT. eAcH
•One-footed backside Smith
•Switch sweeper
•One-footed frontside ollie tailgrab

HArdesT - 50 pT. eAcH
•Rave 'n' Roll: Fakie ollie to frontside nosegrind
•Frontside 360 ollie to front rock
•Frontside invert

fucked up - 150 pT.
•Frontside nosegrind nollie flip

The Jimmy carlin collection

50 pT. eAcH
•Chetty Thomas
•Psycho White Boy
•Chopper Style
•Fish Out of Water
•Shark Attack
•Double Dolphin
•Ollie Imposter
•Uptown Kickdown
•Merlin Spin (courtesy of Cory Kennedy)

HArd - 20 pT. eAcH
•Pole jam frontside 180
•Pole jam backside 180
•No-comply pole jam

HArder - 30 pT. eAcH
•Pole jam stale grab
•Switch pole jam
•Manual to pole jam

HArdesT - 50 pT. eAcH
•Pole jam to frontside wallride
•Pole jam backside bigspin
•Louganis pole jam (feet together in ski stance)

fucked up - 150 pT.
•Pole jam to 360 flip


HArd - 20 pT. eAcH
•Switch front board
•Half-Cab back board to fakie
•Front crooks

HArder - 30 pT. eAcH
•Backside 180 nosegrind
•Switch crooks
•Kickflip front board fakie

HArdesT - 50 pT. eAcH
•Back Smith back 180 out
•Caveman darkslide half-flip out
•Switch front blunt

fucked up - 150 pT.
•Switch 360 flip lip


HArd - 20 pT. eAcH
•Backside 5-0
•Caveman front 50-50
•Front Smith

HArder - 30 pT. eAcH
•Stalefish to front lip
•Backside hurricane
•Frontside noseblunt

HArdesT - 50 pT. eAcH
•Impossible over rail
•Cab front board to fakie
•Bennett grind

fucked up - 150 pT.
•360 flip front 50-50


HArd - 20 pT. eAcH
•Early grab backside 360
•Switch frontside shove-it
•Pressure flip

HArder - 30 pT. eAcH
•Frontside bigspin
•Sal flip
•Frontside nollie heel

HArdesT - 50 pT. eAcH
•Half-Cab double kickflip
•Fakie 360 flip
•Switch ollie up

fucked up - 150 pT.
•Triple kickflip


HArd - 20 pT. eAcH
•Frontside flip
•Fakie ollie nosegrab

HArder - 30 pT. eAcH
•Backside 360 ollie
•Half-Cab melon grab

HArdesT - 50 pT. eAcH
•Switch firecracker
•Nollie inward heel
•Cab kickflip

fucked up - 150 pT.
•Fakie 540 (Cab plus a 180)


HArd - 20 pT. eAcH   
•Frontside slappy to front board
•Frontside 270 to switch backside 50-50
•Slappy front crooks to fakie

HArder - 30 pT. eAcH
•Backside bluntslide to back lip to fakie
•Switch frontside slappy 5-0
•360 flip front 5-0

HArdesT - 50 pT. eAcH   
•Switch 360 flip 50-50
•Back tail to front blunt kickflip (double sided curb)
•Switch backside slappy backside 360 out

HArd - 20 pT. eAcH
•Everyone draws a picture of someone else on the team
•Get a woman in another car to show you some titties
•Get someone driving a PT Cruiser to give you the bird

HArder - 30 pT. eAcH
•Get on the Instagram popular page with a photo of one of your teammates
•Perform a KOTR freestyle lasting at least 45 seconds
•Decorate the inside of the van in a specific theme (Old West, Haunted House, Jamaica, etc) and keep it like that for at least three days

HArdesT - 50 pT. eAcH
•Get six females in the van with the team, at the same time
•Get a member of the original Bones Brigade in your van
•Transfer from the roof of your van into a ramp, pool, ditch, quarterpipe, or bowl


HArd - 20 pT. eAcH
•Get a hug from a Juggalo
•Skate with someone who has a Pissdrunx tattoo
•Sheffey Vibes: Skate a rock
•Find a mom who can ollie
•Skate a handrail into a pool filled with water
•Make out with a girl while you're both balancing on a spine
•Rip your shirt off in a Starbucks and do a "gun show"

HArder - 30 pT. eAcH
•Make out with a girl on a longboard (while you're both rolling on it)
•Lee Ralph's revenge: Film a trick barefooted
•Larry Perkins' challenge: Prank call a pro skater
•Find a girl who looks like one of your team riders
•Make out with a Juggalette
•Watch "The Tooth Fairy" in its entirety and write a movie review
•Party with a hobo
•Focus the board of someone you don't know who's wearing a V-neck t-shirt or who has a wacky mustache
•Hair Don't: Get a terrible haircut
•Kool for Krolick: Shave a tech beard

HArdesT - 50 pT. eAcH
•Dyet Trying: Get your tit, nose, tongue, or eyebrow pierced
•Skate a rail in the rain
•Bourne's Bathroom: As a team, pee only in bottles and keep your urine in the van for the entire trip
•Piggyback nollieflip
•Check in to a hotel wearing only stickers
•Find a cop who can ollie a board
•Make out with a woman over 40 (must show ID)
•Johnson's Johnson: Perform a trick naked and covered entirely in shaving cream
•Romero's route: Grind up a rail
•Get Nyjah to FedEx you one of his old dreads
•Eat a half-gallon of ice cream in one sitting
•Get Daewon Song to call you back
•Down for Life: Get a Thrasher tattoo

fucked up - 150 pT. eAcH
•Loop a fullpipe
•Get a hug from Mike Tyson

(Competing, by footage, with the other teams—worth 50 points each)

•Sheffey's Vibe: Best trick on a rock
•Larry Perkins' Award: Best prank call
•Pfanner's Pfling: Biggest backside 180
•M80 Award: Most stairs firecrackered
•Gravette's Gal: Best girl look-alike
•Best van decorating
•Bourne's Bathroom: Most pee bottles filled
•Johnson's Johnson: Best trick naked and covered in shaving cream
•Baca's Delight: Most over-40s made out with
•Z-Boyz Award: Longest powerslide
•Heath Kirchart Award: Best rail trick
•Biggest rail skated
•Biggest ollie
•Biggest kickflip
•Bob Gnar Award: Best transition trick
•Marc Johnson Award: Best ledge trick
•Hall of Meat: Worst slam
•Ralph's Revenge: Best trick barefooted
•Hair Don't: Worst haircut
•Kool for Krolick: Best tech beard
•Most points by a Mystery Guest
•MVP: Most points by a team rider
•Phelper's Choice: Most Gnar (150 points)

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