Visual summary of skateboarding tournament

Oct 24, 2014

George Murphy visualized the results of this year’s skateboarding tournament Battle at the Berrics 7. Even if you don’t like or know anything about skateboarding, this is a fun one to scroll through.

Skaters match up head-to-head in a bracket format, and compete in a style similar to the basketball game of H-O-R-S-E. One person does a trick, and if completed cleanly, the other person has to match. If the second person fails to match, he or she receives a letter. The first person to S-K-A-T-E loses.

Murphy takes you through the tournament with video clips and transitions through a handful of charts. You see how a match plays out and what individual skaters did. Fun.

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