The Tuesday 25 with Tony Hawk


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Photo: Tadashi Yamaoda

1. Warm up trick:
Lein-to-tailslide

2. Morning must:
Obnoxiously expensive coffee

3. First Pro you met:
Steve Cathey (G&S)

4. Transportation:
2010 Lexus 600h & 1964 Corvette Stingray

5. Quote:
“Be the ball.”

6. Place to travel to:
Japan, but I rarely get to go for skating.

7. Hometown heros:
My original hometown hero was Dave Andrecht. He was an Oasis local and the first guy to truly blast airs.

8. Current am:
Riley Hawk

9. Current pro:
Ben Raybourn

10. Band:
Devo

11. Book:
I Had Trouble Getting to Solla Sollew by Dr. Seuss

12. Thing to do when you’re not skating:
Be a dad, surf, snowboard, watch movies and eat amazing food.

13. Person to travel with:
Catherine

14. Last power move:
Hooking up free Coachella tickets.

15. Movie:
The Usual Suspects

16. Thing to YouTube:
Ride Channel (duh). Also – “Tarantula” series by Carson Mell.

17. Regrettable endorsements:
Skateboard Bag and Club Med.

18. Skate shoe:
Whatever is the latest mid-top suede Hawk shoe.

19. Non-skate website:
theonion.com

20. Thing to waste your money on:
Fancy cuisine

21. Favorite Celebrity:
Jack Black

22. Song from a skate video:
Brave Captain

23. Skate video of all-time:
The End; it was the most I’ve ever worked on a video.

24. Restaurant:
Market Restaurant + Bar in Del Mar.

25. Thing about skateboarding:
Tricks, progression, creativity & community.

Tony’s Sponsors:
Birdhouse
Quiksilver
Independent Trucks
Hawk Shoes
Nixon
Tech Deck
Bones
Bell
Got Milk
Dynacraft
Urber
Sorry if we missed some.