Look, no stabilisers!
I'm sure it took me weeks of pain when I was his age, but look at this for a first attempt on two wheels.
He just got bored of 10 minutes with us holding onto his seat, and tried on his own. Since this first lesson was in the local skate park he even started riding up and down the ramps on his own. What a daredevil!
Fantastic moment in a bad news day, it really helped lift our mood.