Exactly seventeen years after he became the first skateboarder to land a 900 — “a 2½-revolution (900 degrees) aerial spin performed on a skateboard ramp” — skateboard legend Tony Hawk attempts to land a 900 at age 48. Watch his attempts via this RIDE Channel vid. Please note: There’s one well-earned bleep.

And below at the 2m5s mark: Hawk lands the 900 on June 27, 1999.

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