Skateboard Tetris: First Sport of the Highly Unofficial Video X Games

Towering above San Francisco, glowing Tetris pieces gently fall into place like just as they were fated since birth. But at the street level level, skateboard Tetris is a different, more intense experience.

The skaters spin through nearly pitch black streets, donning glowing wireframe Tetris blocks for a hats. And then, at the last moment, they need to negotiate just how they'll fit with all those other Tetris block heads on wheels.

Advertisement long as no one was hurt...we wouldn't mind seeing the effect recreated in an empty swimming pool. [TechEBlog via technabob]

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I can't get over the fact that those are NOT tetris pieces. Tetris pieces have no more than 4 1x1 squares per piece. Hence, tetris. I thought I could enjoy this vid, but the failure to utilize proper tetris pieces really bothers me on a fundamental level.