This 10-Year-Old Skateboarder With No Legs Is So Good, He Caught the Eye of Tony Hawk

Playing Tony Hawk Calls 10-Year-Old Skateboarder Without Legs His New Favorite Skater

Max Abramov doesn't let anything stand in the way of the next cool trick

After losing his legs when his bed caught fire as a baby, Max found a new home with his adoptive family in St. Petersburg, Russia. 

At first, he used a skateboard just to get around. But after seeing how easily he mastered it, his mom decided to pair him up with a professional.

Now, the 10-year-old works with his coach, Pavel Mushkin, to nail complex moves. 

Max's skating ⁠— and incredible resilience ⁠— even caught the eye of legend Tony Hawk, who called Max his new favorite skater. 

The shout-out got Max a lot more Instagram followers and fans. 

Max dreams of being a world-famous skater some day and maybe even competing in the Paralympic Games

And although skateboarding isn't currently a Paralympic event, it just might become one, thanks to Max. 

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