Kick Up Mount is 30 years old!

I was going to ask who invented the kick up mount but I decided to use the search function first. The following thread had Jack Halpern claiming that invention back in 1979 or 1980:

Way to go Jack Halpern! Your kick up mount was awesome then and still is 30 years later. The mount is definately a “think outside the box” concept. It’s the kind of invention that makes me think “how did someone even think of it in the first place?”