Tony Hawk Inspirational & Motivational Quotes

  1. The pro skaters I know are responsible members of society. Many of them are fathers, homeowners, world travelers and successful entrepreneurs. Their hairdos and tattoos are simply part of our culture, even when they raise eyebrows during PTA meetings. – Tony Hawk
  2. 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
  3. I consider skateboarding an art form, a lifestyle and a sport. ‘Action sport’ would be the least offensive categorization. – Tony Hawk
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. My youngest son’s pre-school class was recently asked what their dads do for work. The responses were things like, my dad sells money, and my dad figures stuff out. My son said, ‘I’ve never seen my dad do work.’ It’s true. Skateboarding doesn’t seem like real work, but I’m proud of what I do. – Tony Hawk
  7. You might not make it to the top, but if you are doing what you love, there is much more happiness there than being rich or famous. – Tony Hawk
  8. 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

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