The Best Tony Hawk quotes

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Tony Hawk is a professional skateboarder and entrepreneur who has been one of the most influential people in extreme sports. He was born on May 12, 1968 in Carlsbad, California. His father is named James and his mother is named Kathy; both were active participants in all different types of sporting activities that they could find or participate in such as surfing, skiing and skating. Tony’s parents instilled their love for sports into him at an early age by taking him to a variety of sporting events including football games, boxing matches, soccer games etc.

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Summary

About Tony Hawk

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Born:
May 12, 1968

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Height:
6 Ft 3 In

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Weight:
171 Lb

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Website:
tonyhawk.com

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Country:
United States

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Retired:
2003

Inspiring Phrases From Tony Hawk

I wanted to promote skateboarding as much as possible through different media. — Tony Hawk

When I started skating, it was such a small community. You didn’t aspire to be rich or famous or make a career out of it because that wasn’t something anyone had done yet. — Tony Hawk

Being different is awesome! All of those who are different are more interesting than those who are clamoring for acceptance because they follow the path. — Tony Hawk

The biggest lesson I learned from my dad is to support children even if they’re doing something that is unorthodox. — Tony Hawk

i wanted to promote skateboarding as much as possible through different media Tony Hawk quote

I consider skateboarding an art form, a lifestyle and a sport. ‘Action sport’ would be the least offensive categorization. — Tony Hawk

When you’ve got videos up on Web sites that are literally shot the same day, the whole skate community knows right away when new tricks are invented or new techniques are available. — Tony Hawk

All I care about is that people remember me as a good skater, as someone who was innovative. — Tony Hawk

Various Statements From Tony Hawk

If you have a game with your name on it, you have to learn how to play. — Tony Hawk

In ramp skating, there’s this guy Alex Perelson who’s really coming into his own and doing some amazing new stuff we haven’t seen before. Just different types of spin. — Tony Hawk

if you have a game with your name on it you have to learn how to play Tony Hawk quote

I was nerdy and really into computers. I was a good student until my senior year, when I started traveling and had a lot of absences. — Tony Hawk

Most of my friends are skaters or were skaters at one time, so they obviously relate. — Tony Hawk

Most snarky critics had their minds set before ever seeing/playing the game. I’m proud of what we created; it’s innovative, responsive & fun. — Tony Hawk

My gameplan is not to have a gameplan. — Tony Hawks

I just want to say thank you so much for the skateboard. It’s on my way to my house already, and as a thank you gIft I’m gon na send you my skateboard, thIs one rIght here that I’m rIdIng. — Tony Hawk

most of my friends are skaters or were skaters at one time so they obviously relate Tony Hawk quote

More Phrases From Tony Hawk

Honestly, the best skater that I’ve seen who raps is Tyler, The Creator. He really can skate… He’s legit. — Tony Hawk

I believe that people should take pride in what they do, even if it is scorned or misunderstood by the public at large. — Tony Hawk

Technology has allowed me to reach my fans directly. Social media: it has been a complete revolution of how to interact, promote and share things. — Tony Hawk

Don’t be afraid of girls. That is my big regret. Knowing what I know about girls, I should have just gone for it. Guys are such wimps. — Tony Hawk

I love snowboarding, but I would never want to do it competitively or at a professional level. Snowboarding is a spawn of skating, and skating is my passion. — Tony Hawk

For those that say I endanger my child: it’s more likely that you will fall while walking on the sidewalk than I will while skating with my daughter. — Tony Hawk

I changed high schools three times because my parents moved. I had one friend my freshman year named Miki Vukovich. Miki and I were the only skaters in our high school. He runs my foundation now. — Tony Hawk

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Deeper Quotes From Tony Hawk

I played team sports, but I never felt like I fitted in that well, so this allowed me to be part of a community but to do it in my own way. — Tony Hawk

Heavy lifting is good for the soul but bad for the back, and tends to interfere with lolling about. — Tony Hawks

I started skateboarding at around age 10, and enjoyed the artistic aspect of it as much as the sporting aspect, so for me it was more of an art form and a lifestyle. — Tony Hawk

the least i can do is put it out there in the universe Tony Hawk quote

The least i can do is put it out There in The universe. — Tony Hawk

My definition of success is doing what you love. I feel many people do things because they feel they have to, and are hesitant to risk following their passion. — Tony Hawk

The irony about selling out is that they only call you a sell–out when your stuff finally sells–I’ve had products bearing my name since I was 14, but nobody was buying them then. — Tony Hawk

When your daughter asks you to be a fairy for her 5th birthday party… you better be a damned fairy. — Tony Hawk

Amazing Thoughts From Tony Hawk

I feel like skateboarding is as much of a sport as a lifestyle, and an art form, so there’s so much that that transcends in terms of music, fashion, and entertainment. — Tony Hawk

skateistan s not just about skating it s giving people life skills and hope for the future Tony Hawk quote

Skateistan’s not just about skating. It’s giving people life skills and hope for the future. — Tony Hawk

I think skateboarding is hugely challenging–it teaches you self–confidence, it teaches you self–motivation, and it can be something that helps you throughout your life. — Tony Hawk

I jumped between two seven–story buildings in Los Angeles, launching from one rooftop to the other with ramps. — Tony Hawk

There were so many things associated with it in terms of music and fashion, and a different way of thinking that, for me, skateboarding represented so much of what I wanted to do with my life at an early age. — Tony Hawk

If I can stand up when I’m 80, I’ll be happy to cruise around on a skateboard. If I feel like my skills are fading, I just won’t do it publicly. — Tony Hawk

I was in a hurry, because packing is something which you always do at the last minute. Anyone who packs two days before departure should seek counseling. — Tony Hawks