Tom Schaar – First 1080 Landed on a Skateboard

On March 26th, 2012, 12-year-old Tom Schaar (Malibu, CA) made skateboarding history and Guinness World Records by successfully landing the world’s first 1080. It took the talented young skater only five attempts to land the trick on the MegaRamp at Woodward West, Tehachapi, CA. In the week following this interview, Tom traveled out to Shanghai, China to compete in the X-Games, where he walked away with gold in the MiniMega event making him the world’s youngest X-Games gold medalist.

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