Skate or Fly: 12-Year-Old Lands Record Breaking 1080

He’s the Tony Hawk of skateboarding!

He’s the Tony Hawk of skateboarding!

Tony Hawk stunned the skating world when he successfully landed a 900 in 1999. 12-year-old Tom Schaar just did a 1080, making him 180 degrees better than Hawk. Did we mention he’s only 12? At this rate, by the time he’s 30, he will be perpetually spinning in the air as part of a new trick called “Screw Physics.” In this clip, find out more about Schaar and his record breaking stunt. Don’t you just hate little kids that have more talent than your entire family combined?

Check out our interview with Tony Hawk and see his tips for making a great skate video.


Maxim Staff