Brazilian wonderkid Gabriel Medina has caught eyes world-wide with some awesome trickery on the North Shore of O’ahu.
In town for the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, the 18 year old executed a perfect backflip and an effortless landing during a free surfing session.
Ranked in the ASP World Tour top 10 and known for his love of airborne hi-jinx, it’s a timely reminder of Medina’s elite skills.
No more hype is necessary. Check out the incredible 15 seconds below:
Video courtesy of Surfline
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