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I had to add a page for The Condor right after I heard him retire.

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NickName: THE CONDOR
Born: OKLAHOMA CITY, OK USA
Birthdate: 01/09/1972
Height: 6 ft 0 in
Weight: 160 lbs.
Hometown: OKLAHOMA CITY, OK USA
Occupation: PRO RIDER / OWNER HOFFMAN BIKES
Marital Status: Married
Children: 1
Participant since: 1982
Competitor since: 1984

Mat Hoffman made this partial list of tricks that he invented.

1986 -- Swich handers
1986 -- Frame stand bar spin on ground! My only claim to fame in flatland?
1987- 1988 -- Disaster variations?
1987- 1991 -- Fakie variations i.e no foot can can, nothing, rocket, bar hop etc?
1987-1991 -- Combination tricks like: No hand to no footer- and other combos like to no foot can can, look down, no foot I hander, no foot candy bar etc?
1987 -- Indian air
1987 -- Swing legs
1987 -- Pendulum air
1987 -- Tomahawk
1987 -- Un x up- (double switch hander) + variations like one footer, no footer, can can ect.
1987 -- Fiminguezs- Fiola style to Dominguez style (one footer one hander bottom side to top side)
1987 -- Indian air classic. How I originally envisioned Indian airs, but I like the original ones better. Like when coke tried to reinvent the coke recipe, but everyone liked the original one better and they came back out with the coke classic. Never mind.
1987 -- Switch handed no footer
1988 -- No foot candy bar 1 handers
1988 -- Candy bar look back
1988 -- No hand I footer
1988 -- Bar hop airs + 1 handed
1989- 1991 -- No hand 540- and other 540 variations i.e switch hand, x up, no footer, no hand 1 footer, invert, no hand to no foot?
1989 -- Adapted grinds down hand rail from skateboards to bikes
1989 -- 900 (first to pull it. Mike Domingues was the first to try it)
1989 -- Rocket queen
1989 -- Ice picks
1989 -- Feeble grinds (adapted from skateboarding)
1989 -- Smith grinds (adapted from skateboarding)
1989 -- Flip fakie
1990 -- Flair
1990 -- No hand peg grabs
1990 -- Candian airs: i.e. candy bar Indian (no foot candy bar with bottom foot backside upwards can can)
1990 -- Flip fly outs dismount (adapted from Tony Hawks front flip dismount)
1991 -- Toadstool airs
1992 -- Flip fly outs with bike flipping
1993 -- No hand back flip jumps
1993 -- Look back back flips jumps
1993 -- No hand one foot 540
1994 -- Rocket bar spin
1995 -- Bar spin to bar spin back (on vert) + rocketed and to no footer
1998 -- Switch hand bar spin + rocketed
1999 -- No hand one foot peg grabs
1999 -- No foot seat grab x ups
2000 -- Superman seat grab x up (adapted to vert)
2000 -- Switch hand look down (adapted to vert from Kevin Gutierrez box jump trick)
2000 -- Peacock (no handed peg grab no footers)
















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