Did Lipek really do a 720 & an elbow dunk over guy standing on a chair

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| August 25th, 2014 | 6,637 Views

Earlier in the Summer, Rafal “Lipek” Lipinski helped make the “Dunk over a guy standing on a chair” the most popular contest dunk of the summer.  Lipek being the dunk innovator that he is, had to take the dunk to a new level once others started perfecting it.  His latest twist to the dunk – finishing with an elbow dunk!

14 years ago, an elbow dunk would get you a 50 in a contest. Jumping over a guy would get you a 50 in a contest. Jumping over a guy standing on a chair would just end the contest.  In 2014, we have dunkers merging multiple contest winning dunks into 1 dunk.

If all that wasn’t hard enough to accept, Lipek also pulled off a 540 dunk that some will consider a 720.  Air Up There is the still the owner of the closest thing we have seen to a true 720 but considering most 360 dunks we see are actually 180s at best, i’m cool with people saying Lipek can pull off a 720.


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