Tom Schaar is 12 years old, and he weighs just 78lbs.Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk describes his light weight as a disadvantage when it comes to picking up speed. Besides that, Hawk had nothing but good things to say.
Because Schaar is executing some of the most difficult tricks in skateboarding today including the 900: two and a half full spins in mid-air.
And watch him in last night’s Vert Finals here.
Here’s Schaar executing a 1080 at the X-Games Asia. That’s three full spins. Skateboarding gods Andy MacDonald and Bob Burnquist watch in awe.
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