Who landed the first 1080 on a skateboard?

skateboarder Gui Khury
Twelve-year-old skateboarder Gui Khury made history at the X Games over the weekend, landing the first 1080 in competition. Khury landed the trick in front of skating legend Tony Hawk, who dropped into the competition as a surprise entrant just before the event.

Has anyone done a 1260 on a skateboard?

Mitchie Brusco lands the first 1260 in skateboard history at the Skateboard Big Air final to ultimately win the silver medal.

Who broke Tony Hawk’s record?

Gui Khury
Tony Hawk watched on as 12-year-old Gui Khury made history 22 years after the skateboarding god stunned the world with the first 900.

Has anyone else landed a 900?

Performance by Tony Hawk Tony Hawk, one of the most successful vertical pro skateboarders in the world, landed the 900 at X Games V in 1999 after ten failed attempts. In his book, the 900 was the last on the wishlist of tricks Hawk had written a decade earlier.

Did Tony Hawk ever do 1080?

He became the first person to ever land a 1080 on a vert ramp last year when he was just 11 years old. Hawk never completed the trick himself but 22 years ago he was the first person to ever complete a 900 on a vert ramp in completion.

Who is the 12 year old skateboarder?

Sky Brown
Sky Brown: 12-year-old skateboarder to make British Olympic history in Tokyo.

Is a 1260 possible?

The 1260 is a skateboarding trick, performed on a mega ramp, in which the skateboarder makes three-and-half revolutions (1260 degrees of rotation) while airborne. It was first completed successfully on a mega ramp in August 2019 by American skateboarder Mitchie Brusco,.

Has anyone done a 1080?

The elusive 1080 is widely viewed as one of most difficult moves in the sport. It has only been completed successfully by a handful of skateboarders, and never on vert. In 2012, then-12-year-old Tom Schaar became the first skateboarder to complete the move.

Does Tony Hawk hold any records?

Watch 11-Year-Old Skateboarder Land 1080 to Break Tony Hawk’s Record. Brazilian wunderkind Gui Khury has made history and become the first skateboarder to land a 1080-degree turn on a vertical ramp. The feat by the 11-year-old prodigy broke Tony Hawk’s previous 900-degree turn record, which was achieved back in 1999.

Has anyone beaten 900 Hawks?

Khury’s 1080 bests Tony Hawk’s 900-degree turn from 1999. Hawk was 31 when he landed the trick. ABC does point out that American Tom Schaar did complete a 1080 in 2012, albeit on a mega ramp. Previously, Khury became the youngest skateboarder to complete a 900-degree turn at the age of 8.

Who is the youngest person to land a 900?

In 2017, at the age of 8, Khury became the youngest person in the world to land a 900, a 2½-revolution (900 degrees) aerial spin performed on a skateboard ramp. Tony Hawk popularized this move when he was the first to achieve this feat, in 1999.

Who has landed a 900 on a skateboard?

legend Tony Hawk
Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk is credited with landing the first 900 on a skateboard ramp. He pulled off the trick at the 1999 X Games in San Francisco after at least 10 attempts.

Who was the first person to land a 1080?

Eleven-year-old Brazilian Gui Khury made skateboarding history by becoming the first person to land a 1080 on a vertical ramp on Friday, May 8, 2020. (Gui Khury/Facebook)

Who was the first skater to land a 1080?

In 2012, American Tom Schaar achieved a 1080 on a mega ramp, which allows skaters to jump higher and at greater speeds compared to a vertical ramp. “I was just like, ‘oh my God what just happened,'” Khury told Reuters. “I sent (the video) to all my favorite skaters — Tony Hawk, Bob Burnquist, Neal Mims, all of them.

Who was the first person to land a 900?

Skating legend Hawk became the first person to land a 900 on a vertical ramp at the 1999 X Games in San Francisco. Khury said he planned to keep practicing the 1080 to enable him to perform the maneuver in future competitions.

When did Tom Schaar do a 1080 degree turn?

American Tom Schaar completed a 1080-degree turn in 2012 but on a mega ramp that gives skateboarders a higher speed and elevation in which to complete all three turns. Khury’s triple spin was recorded by his parents on their phone and posted on Instagram.