More footage of the 14 year-old Japanese supergrom

On Sunday the world took note of a new snowboarding talent, Taku Hiraoka, who at just 14 years old beat a host of top halfpipe riders to place second at the Burton Open in New Zealand. This new video from the TTR shows his run from another angle and in higher quality. As someone commented after seeing the first clip, Shaun White didn’t have this kind of style (or airtime) at 14. And to be fair, I wasn’t much better either ;)

Taku for Olympic gold in Sochi? Worth a punt if you can find some odds…


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