Barnsley boy, aged six, wants to be world champion scooter rider

Picture shows Charlie Dyson. Please see Ross Parry copy RPYSCOOTER This skilled scooter rider has more than a few tricks up his sleeve - despite being only SIX-years-old. Pint-sized Charley Dyson literally eats sleeps and breathes the sport - taking his board everywhere. He's been doing it for 14 months. We went for a walk into Sheffield and he saw some kids riding them in the skate park. He saw a kid do a back flip on a and he nagged and nagged until I bought him one. He rode it to school and things and then we found a local park which is just five minutes away so we started to go down there. Hes picked it all up on his own. He watches lots of videos on Youtube and sees other kids ride and picks it all up himself. 'Andrew McCaren/Rossparry.co.uk
Picture shows Charlie Dyson. Please see Ross Parry copy RPYSCOOTER This skilled scooter rider has more than a few tricks up his sleeve - despite being only SIX-years-old. Pint-sized Charley Dyson literally eats sleeps and breathes the sport - taking his board everywhere. He's been doing it for 14 months. We went for a walk into Sheffield and he saw some kids riding them in the skate park. He saw a kid do a back flip on a and he nagged and nagged until I bought him one. He rode it to school and things and then we found a local park which is just five minutes away so we started to go down there. Hes picked it all up on his own. He watches lots of videos on Youtube and sees other kids ride and picks it all up himself. 'Andrew McCaren/Rossparry.co.uk
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A Barnsley boy, aged just six, is proving to be a high flier in scooter-riding circles - with his stunts landing him first place in a competition and impressing the world champion.

Charley Dyson only took up the sport a year ago and is so young he has to compete with children double his age.

The youngster trains every day and rides his scooter to and from school.

His proud dad Andy, 32, said: “He’s picked it all up on his own. He watches lots of videos on YouTube and sees other kids ride and picks it all up himself.

“He’s small which makes him nimble, but the bigger and stronger you are you can throw the board around better.

“He’s got it in his head he’s going to be World Champion. He’s met the current World Champion and it was him who told him that he’s going to make it one day.”

”I love it. We didn’t know anything about it before we started but now we are really into it.

“I love taking him, we don’t push him and we just support him.

Mum Gelis Dyson, 34, said: “He stands on his scooter and eats his breakfast. It goes to bed with him and gets up with him.

“When we pick him up from school we have to take the scooter with us. He would sit on it at school if he could.”