WATCH: Young Ryan Gosling Busts a Move in 1992 Dance Recital

Ryan Gosling is great — we’re well-established fans — but few of us were aware of how long he’s been great. Turns out the Notebook star has been breaking hearts and busting moves since at least 1992.

Defamer posted these throwback videos of the film star participating in a dance recital as a young child. You can view the first part above and the second below, wherein lil Gosling breaks out the ’90s hip-hop moves and the obligatory parachute pants to match.

Watch the videos of 12-year-old Gosling above and below, and enjoy.