Watch the gnarly backflip that makes this surfer officially radical11/27/2012
Check out pro surfer Gabriel Medina pulling off a very rare and impressive backflip. Now admit that there is nothing that could make this dude any more cool. The 18-year-old Brazilian beach bum took to the air in the waters off Oahu's North Shore in Hawaii. OK, it’s not the first time a surfer has nailed the gnarly move, but this is a tough stunt and the bronzed teen is righteously proud, tweeting out “I just landed in best air of my life!!!,” practically the minute he got on dry ground. And fans are eating it up tweeting back quickies like “Wicked!” and “Extraordinary!”
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