1. Mitchie Brusco's Secret X Games Weapon: Butt Pads

Mitchie Brusco's Secret X Games Weapon: Butt Pads

Helmets and knee pads are a given, but Mitchie knows the importance of protecting the booty.

Transcript:

CONAN: MY NEXT GUEST IS VERY IMPRESSIVE.
HE'S A 16-YEAR-OLD MEDAL WINNING SKATEBOARDER WHO ON MAY 17 MADE X GAMES HISTORY WHEN HE LANDED FIRST 1080 IN MEGA-RAMP COMPETITION.
S THAT THREE FULL ROTATIONS IN THE AIR, NEVER BEEN DONE BEFORE.
TAKE A LOOK.
ANNOUNCER: HE MADE IT, THE YOUNGEST INVERT YESTERDAY AND I'M SURE THIS IS GOING TO CHANGE THINGS IN SKATEBOARD.
CONAN: PLEASE WELCOME MITCHIE BRUSCO!
SO MUCH TO TALK ABOUT.
FIRST OF ALL, MITCHIE, THAT WAS THREE REVOLUTIONS IN THE AIR.
MITCHIE BRUSCO: YEAH, THREE FULL 360'S.
CONAN: THREE FULL 360'S.
IS IT POSSIBLE TO DO MORE?
LIKE WHAT'S THE NEXT STEP?
CAN YOU DO MORE?
CAN A HUMAN BEING DO MORE THAN WHAT YOU JUST DID?
MITCHIE BRUSCO: WELL, PEOPLE DO MORE ON SNOW BOARDS SO I THINK IT IS POSSIBLE.
CONAN: THOSE GUYS, WHO KNOWS WHAT THEY'RE ON.
I'M TALKING ABOUT A SKATEBOARD.
MITCHIE BRUSCO: I DON'T KNOW IF I WANT TO.
IT'S REALLY SCARY.
CONAN: THAT'S SCARY?
MITCHIE BRUSCO: KIND OF.
BUT I THINK BY THE END OF MY CAREER, I THINK I COULD POSSIBLY DO MORE THAN THAT IF I REALLY PURSUED IT AND REALLY WANTED TO BUT I THINK THE PROGRESSION OF SKATEBOARDING IS IN OTHER AREAS THAN JUST SPINNING.
COMBINING TRICKS WITH THE 1080 WOULD BE MORE IMPRESSIVE THAN JUST SPINNING ANOTHER 180.
CONAN: YOU'RE SAYING YOU WOULD DO A 1080 BUT MAKE A WAFFLE WHILE YOU'RE DOING IT?
MITCHIE BRUSCO: OR ORDERING A PIZZA.
CONAN: I COULDN'T IMAGINE YOU DOING THAT BUT NOW YOU'RE SAYING YOU'LL DO THAT AND PUT ON A SPORTS JACKET AND PASTE ON A MUSTACHE AS YOU DO THE 1080, THAT BLOWS MY MIND.
HOW DO YOU PREPARE TO DO THAT?
MITCHIE BRUSCO: I'M WEARING A LOT OF PADS WHEN I DO IT.
I HAVE KNEE PADS, ELBOW PADS AND A HELMET ON AND I HAVE BUTT PADS WHICH ARE SHORTS WITH PADS SEWN INTO THEM, A RIB PROTECTOR AND SHOULDER PADS IN CASE IT GOES REALLY WRONG.
CONAN: I WEAR BUTT PADS FOR AESTHETIC REASONS ON THE SHOW.
I HAVE NO BUTT.
BUT YOU DON'T NEED TO HEAR ABOUT THAT AND YOU SHOULDN'T.
WHAT I'M AMAZED IS THAT YOU HAVE APPARENTLY -- WATCH IT, KID!
YOU HAVE A FEAR OF HEIGHTS WHICH I CAN'T BELIEVE.
MITCHIE BRUSCO: I ACTUALLY DO.
IT'S NOT SO MUCH ON MY SKATEBOARD.
IT'S -- IT'S WHEN I'M STANDING UP ON THE MEGA-RAMP, THAT CLIP YOU SAW.
CONAN: HOW HIGH IS THE MEGA-RAMP?
MITCHIE BRUSCO: IT'S ABOUT 90 FEET TALL, THE HIGHEST POINT OF IT.
I'M FREAKED OUT WHEN I'M UP THERE.
I'M LOOKING OVER THE EDGE AND STUFF BUT WHEN I'M ON MY SKATEBOARD, I KNOW I'M GOING TO BE FINE, I KNOW I'M NOT GOING TO FALL OFF THE RAMP OR I'M GOING TO MAKE IT OVER THE GAP BUT WHEN I'M UP THERE AND JUST STANDING AND SHAKING A LITTLE BIT, IT FREAKS ME UP.
CONAN: THAT'S FUNNY THAT YOU'RE UP 90 FEET IN THE AIR AND IT FRIGHTENS YOU BUT THE MINUTE YOU GET ON THE BOARD WITH WHEELS, YOU'RE PREPARED TO FLY THROUGH SPACE.
WE HEARD BEFORE THE SHOW THAT ONE OF YOUR FAVORITE MILKSHAKES IS PEANUT BUTTER?
I WANTED YOU TO HAVE ONE.
I WANT YOU TO HAVE ONE TO KEEP YOU.
MITCHIE BRUSCO: THANK YOU.
CONAN: ANDY WANTED ONE, TOO, BUT HIS HAS KAHLUA IN IT.
IT WAS ALL KAHLUA, I THINK.