“Can you mail something for me?” Cooper requested Farrar, then went again into his home and introduced out a closely used skateboard.
On the left facet of the board, on the uncovered wooden, Cooper had written his title. On the opposite facet he had written “Tony Hawk.”
“Get this to Tony Hawk from me. Tell him it’s from Cooper,” he informed Farrar, as Cooper’s mother winked and nodded.
But Farrar knew he could not ship the skateboard with out an tackle.
“The least I can do is put it out there in the universe,” he mentioned in his TikTok video.
The universe delivered.
Farrar informed CNN he posted the video within the afternoon, however did not examine TikTok once more till the night, when abruptly his telephone began blowing up.
A properly positioned tag within the video’s caption and tons of of hundreds of likes and extra tags from TikTok customers helped Cooper’s present attain the suitable recipient.
“I just want to say thank you so much for the skateboard. It’s on my way to my house already, and as a thank you gift I’m gonna send you my skateboard, this one right here that I’m riding,” Hawk mentioned, including that he hopes to fulfill Cooper someday.
Farrar coordinated with Hawk to personally ship Cooper’s previous skateboard. The bundle is anticipated to get to Hawk’s home on May 27, he informed CNN.
Farrar mentioned he was “totally shocked” when Hawk reached out.
“I had low expectations. I was hopeful, but I just thought that celebrities went swimming in their money and looked in the mirror all day. I don’t know what they do, but not Tony Hawk, he’s a special guy.”
“I just wanna say thank you for the skateboard and you’re a really great skater,” Cooper mentioned.
“I’m a huge fan and I really, really, really like you, and there’s a board coming your way, so be prepared,” Tucker added.
Hawk later left a remark to the video: “Thanks boys! I’ll send something for Tucker too. And thank YOU Mikail for connecting all of us.”
Hawk’s bundle with three model new skateboards arrived on the boys’ home Thursday morning.
Cooper and Tucker have been skating collectively for a while and follow each day of their yard, mentioned their dad, Robby Morgan.
“They would be out there all day if they could,” Morgan mentioned.
The boys realized from their dad, who began skating along with his youthful brother when he was the identical age as Tucker.
“We both idolized Tony Hawk. A lot of kids got into skateboarding because of him. So this is a childhood dream of mine,” Morgan informed CNN.
“Seeing the look of joy on their faces when they saw the video, and then when they got the package this morning, it’s been surreal.”
Farrar informed CNN he could be again within the Morgans’ neighborhood later Thursday, and the youngsters will have the ability to present him and his TikTok followers their new boards.
We’ll keep tuned for that.