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The Chin Ramp was a vert ramp in Oceanside, California. It is now gone.

Also known as: The Animal Chin Ramp / The Animal Chin Skatepark

Animal Chin 30 Years: The Full Story
Its been 30 years since the original members of the Bones BrigadeTony Hawk, Steve Caballero, Lance Mountain, Mike McGill, Tommy Guerrerogathered at the Chin Ramp. This piece includes interviews with the team, Chin Ramp builder Tim Payne, and photographer Grant Brittain, alongside several well-known pro skaters who were hugely influenced by the climactic scene in The Search for Animal Chin.


Watch your favorite skaters rip the iconic ramp again, inspiring each other not only to recreate some of the timeless moments captured in the video from which it takes its name but to push each other to new heights as they continue the search for Animal Chin.

Related Articles

Hear more from Payne and the Brigade about their personal experiences with the ramp and the amazing times they had together skating and shooting for this iconic film.

Animal Chin 30 Years: Building The Chin Ramp

This is the perspective of veteran skate photographer Grant Brittain as he talks about the surprising significance of the original invert photo.

Animal Chin 30 Years: Reshooting The Invert

Watch the full Animal Chin video.

The Search For Animal Chin Full Video

Lance Mountain talked about building the Chin Ramp in his Free Lunch interview in 2012.

Lance Mountain Free Lunch Interview

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Below are the latest related articles. See the full list of articles for more related news and updates.

Bones Wheels Tribute to Animal Chin [17/2/2017]
The Bones Wheels team pay tribute to 30 Years of Animal Chin.

Animal Chin Sessions vol 2 [21/12/2016]
The Chin Sessions continue! Neal Hendrix and Mike Frazier throw down on the legendary ramp now located at Woodward West.

Animal Chin Sessions vol 1 [21/12/2016]
In Volume 1 of Animal Chin Sessions, Bucky Lasek and Pierre-Luc Gagnon take to the legendary ramp, kicking off the Chin Ramp Sessions series of edits.


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Animal Chin 30 Years - Building The Chin Ramp
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1987: The Chin Ramp: Show Picture
The Bones Brigade reaches The Animal Chin Ramp.

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