Monday, June 11, 2012

The 1080 kid!

Tom Schaar is 12 and he landed the holy grail of skateboarding maneouvres, the 1080, at the Woodward West youth camp in California in March this year. The prodigy had started showing he had the potential to crack the sport's next big hurdle since Tony Hawk's 900 in 1999. So the MegaRamp he was practising on was customised to add an extra roll-over feature that helped him retain the momentum and speed needed to reach the quarter pipe at full pace and complete the three rotations the trick comprises. Find out more here...

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