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Tony Hawk

Skateboarding Legend, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist

Legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk, a pioneer of social media, philanthropist, successful entrepreneur, and the first skater to ever land a 900, talks about his experience creating authentic brands and giving back.

Embracing Technology and Social Media

Tony Hawk has always been known as a gadget geek, a social media pioneer, and an early adopter of technology. Some people still think he’s just a video game character. Find out how this legendary skateboarder embraced social media early on to great success and used the newest technology to take his brands and his charity work to new places. 

Authenticity Above All Else

In the world of skateboarding, nothing is held in higher esteem than authenticity. So, how does the sport’s most famous face walk the fine line between authenticity and “selling out?” Legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk walks the walk every day as he continues to be the face of the sport he loves, while managing his successful business empire and award winning charitable foundation.

The Benefits of Giving Back

What happens when your financial success reaches heights you never thought possible from a sport like skateboarding? You give back to the people and the sport while making the world a better place. Listen to legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk discuss how his success on four wheels and his early life as a young skateboarder finding his place in the world became the impetus for the Tony Hawk Foundation and their mission around the world.

 

Meet Tony Hawk

Legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk, a pioneer of social media, philanthropist, successful entrepreneur, and the first skater to ever land a 900, talks about his experience creating authentic brands and giving back.

Tony Hawk became the 12-time world champion, 16-time X Games medalist, and first skateboarder to land a 900 through his relentless attitude and unwavering focus. Always authentic, always on the cutting edge of the sport, forever inventing his own way of accomplishing what had yet to be created. As a businessman, philanthropist and video game character, he has applied those same qualities while forging ahead through his career as an unlikely CEO. Learn how Tony has embraced technology, social media and his own gut sense of doing things authentically and remaining true to what brought him here in the first place; skateboarding.

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