12 year old breaks skating world record
When a young person scores the inevitable it’s amazing, but when a 12 year old scores something as big what Tom Schaar, 12, has done it’s freaking impossible. Schaar, quickly became a trending topic today on Twitter and across several news sites after he successfully landing the first 1-0-8-0 in skateboarding history.
(Watch the video here, trick successfully landed just before 35 seconds)
Schaar is now the only person in history to have done so, beating out legendary titles like Tony Hawk who chimed in via Twitter with his shock that somebody so young could land something nobody has ever done.
‘I’ve seen Shawn Michaels, and other boarders land and even crash 900′s. Bu Tom Schaar nailed i’
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- How Tall is Tony Hawk Height and Weight (celebrityheightandweight.com)
- The 404 1,020: Where Tony Hawk shows us how to 900 (podcast) (cnet.com)