Video Of The Week - 12-Year Old Skateboarder Lands The First-Ever 1080

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A 12-year old Malibu youngster has achieved what even professional skateboarders like Shaun White and Mitchie Brasco have been unable to do - Land a perfect 1080. For those of you who do not understand skateboarding lingo, it means completing three full rotations in the air and landing with his board still underneath him.

Tom Schaar who has been skateboarding since he was four years old, performed this record-beaking feat on a Mega Ramp at Woodward West In Tehachapi, CA on March 30th, 2012. Customized by Schaar's sponsor Red Bull, it featured a 70-foot-in-ramp that led to a 50-gap and then a quarterpipe ramp with a 27-foot wall.

The spinning machine who recently became one of only a handful and the youngest skateboarder to land a 900 (2.5 full rotations) had not expected to achieve this amazing feat in his 5th attempt - He thought it would take at least three days and 40+ tries. Needless to say, he was thrilled, calling it his best day ever!

Resources: Latimes.com, telegraph.co.uk

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  • elisee23
    elisee23Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 9:35 am
    I am at bad at skate boarding, so even a small trick I find amazing lol.
    • typarmesean
      typarmeseanTuesday, October 9, 2018 at 6:20 am
      This is very cool! 6 years later, and this guy is now 18. Is he still skating?
      • ajg16
        ajg16Monday, October 8, 2018 at 6:59 pm
        I love skateboarding! But I could NEVER do that ;)
        • laxbro2023
          laxbro2023Friday, May 4, 2018 at 4:07 pm
          congratulations do you want a cookie
          • ajg16
            ajg16Monday, October 8, 2018 at 6:58 pm
            😂
            • bookstory14
              bookstory14Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 4:17 pm
              lol
            • Carter Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 5:57 pm
              That is sick
              • Casons friend Monday, December 5, 2016 at 4:17 pm
                That guy is my best friend we skate all the time
                • The chosen oneMonday, December 5, 2016 at 4:15 pm
                  That kids got talent!
                  • skate thrashFriday, December 2, 2016 at 7:19 am
                    im an old school skateboarder i can do a kickflip and i do many trick in bowls like frontside air and a method air and i skate stairs also
                    • MadelineThursday, September 22, 2016 at 2:02 pm
                      COOL!!!!!!!!!!! I want to do that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 Thats AWSOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
                      • MadelineThursday, September 22, 2016 at 1:58 pm
                        cool