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Julian Assange isn't the very best skateboarder, embassy footage reveals – CNET

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Julian Assange works on a brand new pastime whereas holed up within the Ecuadorean embassy in London.


El Pais video screenshot by Eric Mack / CNET

What does a wished man do when he is caught contained in the Ecuadorian embassy for almost seven years? In the event you’re Julian Assange, apparently you strip right down to your singlet and shred in your skateboard for anybody keen to look at — and for safety cameras. 

Appears he is been passing the years by inflicting a little bit of hassle and typically simply making an attempt to shred like Tony Hawk … if Tony Hawk had been confined to a extremely small room and by no means discovered to skateboard nicely in any respect.   

On Thursday, the notorious Wikileaks founder was kicked out of the embassy in London that has been his dwelling for a number of years. In 2012, Assange was accused of rape in Sweden, which led him to flee to the embassy the place he spent six years and 10 months dwelling in a small room.

Video footage obtained by the Spanish newspaper El Pais reveals Assange in a skimpy singlet doing his finest to thrash on a skateboard, however primarily simply falling throughout himself. 

Ecuador grew uninterested in Assange’s antics and his continued work with Wikileaks from contained in the embassy, opting to bounce him final Thursday. 

British police had been allowed to enter the embassy and drag Assange out to be arrested on prices of leaping his bail years in the past. The rape cost in Sweden has been dropped, however prices within the UK stay and prices towards him within the US have additionally been unsealed.   

No phrase but on whether or not extradition to skate faculty is an possibility. 

Initially revealed 4:43 p.m PT.  

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