Watch An Old Ass Tony Hawk Land A 900
Back when AOL Instant Messenger ruled the web and Surge was all anybody drank, skateboard icon Tony Hawk dropped into a halfpipe, launched himself into the air and spun two-and-a-half times. It was a defining moment for the X Games, which, with the help of 311 and weed edibles, helped bring extreme sports into the mainstream.
I remember like it was yesterday.
(I don't remember yesterday.)
Fast-forward 17 years later, and Tony Hawk is worth an estimated $120 million, while the 900 has only been landed another 13 times in competition (by people other than Hawk). It's that hard -- but apparently not so hard that a 48-year-old man can't pull it off after falling on his head a few dozen times.
Some seriously impressive shit, below...
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