Hawk, Occupation: Skateboarder

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San Val, Jun 1, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 307 pages
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For use in schools and libraries only. The Birdman" of extreme skateboarding reveals how he rose to the top of his game from the 1980s through the 1990s.

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Several photographs and caption throughout the entire book enhance the true-life stories Hawk is telling. The Appendix at the end contains lists of Tony’s favorite music, tricks, movies, food, skaters, contests, and skateboarding links on-line. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Tony Hawk is the bestselling author of Hawk: Occupation: Skateboarder. In the 1999 X Games, Tony landed the first 900 degree arial turn in skateboarding history. A stunt he had been working on for years. He has released three video games for playstation: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2, and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3. He lives in Carlsbad, California, with his wife and three children.

Sean Mortimer was the editor of Skate -- boarder magazine and coauthored Hawk: Occupation: Skateboarder with Tony Hawk. He lives in Oceanside, California, with his wife and son.

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