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Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk said he broke his femur and is recovering in the hospital.

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Hawk, 53, shared the news on his Instagram account on Tuesday, adding that mending is going to be more difficult because of his age.

“I’ve said many times that I won’t stop skating until I am physically unable,” Hawk wrote. “A broken leg — with plenty of hardware — will probably be the biggest test of that creed. I’ll be back. … maybe not at full capacity, but I resigned to that notion years ago as I approached ‘mid-life.’”

Hawk added that the injury occurred on Monday, Sports Illustrated reported. He did not give a timeline for his recovery, the magazine reported.

Hawk has won 16 medals at the X Games during his career, including 10 golds, CBS Sports reported. He returned to the X Games in 2021 after 18 years and finished fourth in the SKB Vert Best Trick event, according to the sports network.

At the 1999 X Games, Hawk became the first known skateboarder to complete a 900.