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Garcia sets high ollie world record

Updated: February 17, 2011, 12:01 PM ET
By Adam Salo | ESPN Action Sports

On Tuesday at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, in the midst of the Magic tradeshow, 19-year-old Aldrin Garcia won the Maloof High Ollie Challenge with a whopping 45-inch ollie, setting a new world record. Garcia beat out regional qualifiers and professional skaters including Levi Brown, Steve Nesser and Torey Pudwill. Garcia took home $10,000 for his efforts and earned a spot in skateboarding's history books.

Before Garcia's monumental snap, the previous world record of 44.5 inches ...

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