A curb stomp, also called curbing, curb checking, or making someone bite the curb is a form of assault in which a victim's mouth is forcefully placed on a curb and then stomped from behind, causing severe injuries and sometimes death. It is also a type of attack used in professional wrestling.
- In July 2002, 16-year old Marinus Schöberl was tortured by young neo-Nazis in an abandoned pigsty in Potzlow (Eastern Germany) and killed after curb-stomping.
- In 2003, Tacoma, Washington resident Randall Townsend was killed by two people in a curb-stomping incident that has been described as a hate crime.
- On August 26, 2011, Dane Hall was curb stomped in an attack outside a gay bar in Salt Lake City, Utah. He lost six teeth and suffered a broken jaw as a result of the attack.
WWE professional wrestler Seth Rollins previously used a Curb Stomp as his finishing move. Rollins said that he stopped using the move as "from a PR standpoint... it was too perceptually violent... I never hurt anyone with it. It was just something we didn't want kids trying on each other".
In the Bollywood movie Shootout at Lokhandwala, a scene is depicted where Vivek Oberoi curb stomps a local resident who informs the police about Aslam (Oberoi's friend) who is encountered by the police.
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