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By Tony Hawk

The most famed skateboarder ever stocks the enterprise secrets and techniques to his success!

He's the guy who placed skateboarding at the map. he is the 1st to land a 900 (two and a part complete rotations). he is additionally one of the richest pitchmen in any game. And, in a activity that is particularly youth-oriented, Tony Hawk, a 40-something father of 4, nonetheless connects together with his viewers by way of staying real to who he is.

Moving simply among the ramp and the boardroom, Tony at the moment runs probably the most acclaimed motion activities businesses, a garments line, and online game sequence bearing his identify that has offered over $1 billion all over the world, making it the largest promoting motion activities video game franchise in video game heritage. He has secured endorsement bargains with significant manufacturers corresponding to McDonalds, Intel, T-Mobile and Kohl's; began the increase growth HuckJam motion activities travel; and accomplished all over the world acclaim from the ESPN X Games.

Filled with Tony's average modesty and humor, How Did i am getting Here? tells the fantastic tale at the back of Tony Hawk's remarkable good fortune from skateboarder to CEO, and the secrets and techniques at the back of his lasting attraction. you will discover out how authenticity has served him good in all his achievements. you are going to additionally know the way his tale has formed lots of his primary values, together with his large wish to win and his robust experience of realism.

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