When most people think of longboards, images of campus commuters or mellow surfer-types gliding along the pavement usually come to mind. We're almost certain you've never thought of people hitting the half-pipe with a longboard—if the rider wanted to do tricks, he'd just cop a skateboard, right? Wrong. Over the past five years, longboards have gone from solely a commuter device to a jack of all trades. But don't take our word for it, just peep Loaded Carving Systems. The Culver City, CA-based company has been pushing the limits of longboarding since 2002, and its latest model, the Tan Tien does just that. Built for riders who aren't afraid to carve their own lane, the Tan Tien has become something of a smash hit among riders—so much so that a bunch of them have taken to the Net to post videos of them wildin' out on ’em. If you still think tricks are best reserved for skateboards, take a look at these 10 dope Tan Tien trick videos...

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