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Brusco lands first 1080 on X Games MegaRamp

Sixteen-year-old joins exclusive club of young skaters who've pulled the move

16-year-old skater Mitchie Brusco eyes his landing target while just two thirds of the way through his historic 1080 in the X Games Big Air competition.

Sixteen-year-old skater Mitchie Brusco eyes his landing target during his historic 1080 on the X Games MegaRamp.

Sixteen-year-old skateboarder Mitchie Brusco didn’t go home with the X Games gold medal, but he did make X Games history by becoming the first to stick a 1080 (three full rotations) on the X Games MegaRamp. He’s just the third skateboarder in history to pull the move, joining a very exclusive club of emerging skateboarding talents. His young friends Tom Schaar, 13, and Jono Schwan, 16, are the only other skaters to ever land the trick. Brusco, however, is the first to pull it on the incredibly intimidating MegaRamp. Veteran Bob Burnquist, who claimed the gold medal, was quick to heap praise on Brusco. “I just can’t believe this kid did a 1080, like, first try,” Burnquist said. Meanwhile, skateboarding legend Tony Hawk witnessed from the commentary booth, and was genuinely stunned. Watch the move, and Hawk’s reaction in the video below.