20 Years Ago Today - Tony Hawk Hit the "900"

20 years ago - Tony Hawk made history

The 900

From People:

It was the one move that Hawk, then 31, desperately wanted to land, but one that had eluded him for nearly a decade. Though the legend was well established within the action sports community — Hawk turned professional at 14, had securedfour gold medals, two silver medals and a bronzeat the X Games and was referred to as the “Babe Ruth of Skateboarding” — the 900 remained at the top of his bucket list, even if the pursuit of it had already cost him abroken rib, lost teeth, back injuries and several concussionsover the years.

Watch it below - and prepare to get goosebumps

 

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