Saturday, April 21, 2012

Sporty spins



1st 1080
Skateboarding
Tom Schaar
2012
"Tom's a little giant and a spinning machine. Amazing. I look forward to learning a lot from him in the future. All eyes on Tom!" says defending X Games Big Air gold medalist Bob Burnquist about 12-year-old Tom Schaar pulled off the first 1080 - a 3-rotation aerial maneuver that has eluded the world's best for years - on March 26th.
(story and video).

Torstein Horgmo
2010
(video)

1st switch toeside 1080
Wakeboarding
1999

1st triple twisting quadruple
Skiing
Frank Bare
1983

1st triple toe loop landed in competition
Figure skating
Dick Button
1952

1st triple "tours en l'air" in performance
Ballet
1908-1919

Hi Ross!

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