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Who invented the 900 skateboarding?

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. He was 31 years old.

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In respect to this, who was the first person to do a 900?

Tony Hawk

Additionally, can Tony Hawk still do a 900? For a skateboarder at 48, Tony Hawk still has it. It has been 17 years since the pioneer in professional skateboarding landed his first 900 at the 1999 Summer X Games in San Francisco. Those who are not familiar with a 900, it's a trick involving the completion of 2½ midair revolutions on a skateboard.

Considering this, has anyone landed a 1080 on a skateboard?

12-year old Tom Schaar lands the first ever 1080 while skating the MegaRamp at Woodward West in Tehachapi, CA. Experience the world of Red Bull like you have never seen it before.

What is a 900 in skating?

The Physics of Landing a 1080 Skateboarding Trick. It's called a 1080 because that's three times 360 degrees, or one full rotation. A 900 is 2.5 revolutions in the air, and still is by no means an easy feat.

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