Watch a 9-year-old skater land her first 540

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Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published May 29, 2014   Updated May 31, 2021, 5:38 am CDT

On the off chance you’re feeling the slightest sense of personal accomplishment today, allow us to present you with this video of a 9-year-old girl landing a skateboard trick that most of us have attempted only in video games.

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Sabre Norris of New South Wales, Australia, was determined to live up to her awesome name by mastering the 540º aerial she’d studied in videos of pro skater Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins. It took her 75 tries, but the thrill of victory is priceless.

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Norris’s next goal? Do 100 more of these by Saturday. What can you say—the kid is driven. We wouldn’t be too surprised if she started camping out on that halfpipe.

H/T Feministing | Photo by Raul Lieberwirth/Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

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*First Published: May 29, 2014, 6:23 pm CDT