Is This Mikey Wright’s Surfing Version Of McTwist?

Mikey Wright may have just performed surfing’s first McTwist, but not everyone is convinced. A footage of Wright’s recent air maneuver posted on Wade Carroll’s Instagram account got people talking whether or not it closely resembles the popular skateboard trick invented by Mike McGill.

To make a better judgement, footages of Mike McGill and Mikey Wright’s McTwist are shown below.

Mikey Wright’s McTwist of Surfing:

A post shared by Wade Carroll (@wadeecarroll) on

1984 Footage of Mike McGill doing the McTwist:

A more recent footage of Mike McGill with the signature McTwist:

Do you think Mikey landed a proper McTwist? Share your thoughts!

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