Then, he smoked some pot.
it needs and asterik. it doesn't count due to it being on a mega-ramp. that gives you 3-4x's the amount of air as a regular half-pipe.
not saying it isn't cool. but it's not a true 1080. any pro or amateur could do it if they wanted, but there's no gratification in it.
that's like being amazed that someone can do a triple front flip off a diving board. just because people don't typically do it doesn't mean it's something fantastic. but show me someone doing a triple front flip on flat ground for comparison here.