Tony Hawk joined the Vans Park Series broadcast team in April 2019.
Regarded as one of the most influential skateboarders of all-time, Hawk not only impacted the sport with his tricks, but also with his business endeavors.
Hawk spoke to Business Insider about skateboarding coming to the Olympics, being a father, his business, and more.
Tony Hawk never left the world of skateboarding, but now he’ll be involved in a different way.
In April 2019, Hawk was announced as the official broadcast commentator of the 2019 Vans Park Series, the premier park terrain skateboarding tour in the world, alongside Chris Cote.
The series, founded in 2016, is dedicated to growing participation and promoting the culture of skateboarding.
The 51-year-old is arguably one of the most influential skateboarders of all-time, especially in vert skateboarding, and can still impress on a board.
He has also utilized his brand to take on business endeavors while being a father to four kids.
Hawk spoke to Business Insider to discuss the Vans Park Series, skateboarding making its Olympic debut, being a businessman and father, and more.
This interview has been lightly edited and condensed for length and clarity.
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Source:: Businessinsider – Sports