Placing these hawk-like reflexes to good use! Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk is “an skilled in creating lists of issues individuals don’t find out about me,” the sports activities icon joked to Us Weekly whereas compiling simply that.
Ever since Hawk, 54, burst onto the scene within the ‘90s, he’s develop into a cultural mainstay. Whereas millennials know him greatest as a star athlete and online game connoisseur — the Tony Hawk Professional Skater sequence has been enormously well-liked for many years — the California native has additionally gained over Gen Z attributable to his frequent social media posts about being awkwardly acknowledged (or not) in public.
“I lately received mistaken for Lance Armstrong and Tom Brady,” the athlete completely instructed Us in regards to the newest mix-up. The general public’s errors, nonetheless, aren’t Hawk’s most embarrassing second — that incident occurred in entrance of his followers.
Maintain scrolling to seek out out the X Video games winner’s single most embarrassing second, in addition to his first job, particular expertise and way more:
1. My favourite place I’ve traveled to is Iceland.
2. I personal a set of film props.
3. The primary skateboard I acquired means essentially the most to me. It was a hand-me-down from my older brother. We donated it to the Smithsonian 10 years in the past.
4. On a typical Sunday, you’ll discover me at house with my youngsters [Riley, 29, Spencer, 23, Keegan, 21, and Kadence, 14] — whichever ones are on the town that weekend — and/or skating at my leisure.
5. I lately received mistaken for Lance Armstrong and Tom Brady.
6. My recommendation for aspiring skate boarders is [to] hold difficult your self and attempt to be taught totally different terrains/disciplines.
7. I can blow bubbles utilizing solely the saliva in my mouth.
8. The award or accomplishment that has meant essentially the most to me was Thrasher’s Skater of the 12 months [in 1990].
9. My first job was a paper route at age 11.
10. The very best meal I make within the kitchen is an egg and cheese bagel.
11. The very best recommendation I’ve ever acquired is, “Do what you like.”
12. My favourite merchandise in my wardrobe are skate footwear that look semi-formal.
13. My first automotive was a 1977 Honda Civic Hatchback.
14. If I weren’t a skateboarder, I’d be in video enhancing.
15. The primary live performance I went to was The Vehicles.
16. The TV present I’m loving proper now could be The Outdated Man.
17. My most embarrassing second was shedding at my very own online game in entrance of a stay viewers.
18. My favourite film is Quick Instances at Ridgemont Excessive.
19. My worst damage from skateboarding was a damaged femur in March 2022.
20. My favourite ebook is The Conflict.
21. The commonest false impression about me is that I’m retired.
22. I’m an skilled in creating lists of issues individuals don’t find out about me.
23. I lately partnered with Sizzling Wheels to create a line of fingerboards and equipment for all ability ranges, together with some wildly inventive playset themes. It’s out there at Walmart.
24. The very best current I’ve ever acquired was my first signature skateboard, which I gave to a pal after we have been younger. He lately gave it again to me.
25. My most starstruck second was assembly Muhammad Ali — and he knew my identify.