Can you spin around 3 times? Great. Now, can you spin 3 times on a skateboard in midair? It’s just a board with 4 little wheels on the bottom, but you can do more than just roll down the street standing on it. You can roll down curved ramps and sail into the air — and spin. 11-year-old Gui Khury spun 3 full times, beating Tony Hawk’s record of 2 1/2 spins. We’re just glad they didn’t land upside-down.

*Wee ones: *Can you spin 3 times to your left, then 3 times to your right? Count as you spin!

*Little kids: *If you spin on your skateboard 3 full times to the right, then 2 times to the left, then another 3 spins to the right, how many spins is all that? *Bonus: *If you want an even number of total spins and you’ve already spun 8 times, should you do 1 or 2 more 3-spin tricks?

*Big kids: *A full spin in a circle turns through 360 degrees (imagine a clock with 360 little notches). How many degrees are in 3 spins? *Bonus: *Gui did 3 spins and Tony had done 2 1/2. How many more spins did Gui do?

Answers:

*Wee ones: *Count up the spins: 1, 2, 3 to the left, 1, 2, 3, to the right!

*Little kids: *8 spins: 3 + 2 + 3. *Bonus: *2 more, because adding 3 spins to 8 would give you 10. Adding an odd number to an even number will always give you an odd sum!

*Big kids: *1,080 degrees. *Bonus: *Just 1/2 spin more.