Meet Robbie Ripoll, a Florida-based tattoo artist with over twenty years of expertise within the trade. Ripoll is greatest identified for competing alongside his brother on season 5 of Ink Grasp, putting thirteenth within the competitors. Immediately, Ripoll continues to tattoo and frequents conventions throughout the nation.
Apart from tattooing, one in every of Ripoll’s largest passions is physique suspension, which he is exhibited at most of the nation’s most populated tattoo conventions. Physique suspension, or just suspension because it’s usually referred, originates from the Mandan tribe of North America and at the moment, it is practiced by skilled people and professionals worldwide. The method of suspension is extraordinarily harmful and can lead to severe harm—even when carried out by professionals and veteran suspendees.
Whereas attending the Kansas Metropolis Tattoo Arts Conference, Ripoll participated in suspension and sadly, suffered a horrific accident throughout the course of. Ripoll fell throughout the act and suffered a compound fracture to his proper tibia and fibula, as properly shattering his ball joint. He is presently recovering from his accidents at a hospital in Kansas Metropolis and was pressured to cancel his upcoming appointments and conference appearances. Ripoll’s spouse Donna Jean arrange a Go Fund Me page to assist him get well from a number of surgical procedures and eventual bodily remedy.
Check out Ripoll’s stunning accident in motion within the video above and share heat needs for his restoration within the feedback part. And when you’re in a position to, present your assist for Ripoll and his household by their Go Fund Me page.