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Legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk, a pioneer of social media, philanthropist, successful entrepreneur, and the first skater to ever land a 900, talks about his experience creating authentic brands and giving back.
Tony Hawk became the 12-time world champion, 16-time X Games medalist, and first skateboarder to land a 900 through his relentless attitude and unwavering focus. Always authentic, always on the cutting edge of the sport, forever inventing his own way of accomplishing what had yet to be created. As a businessman, philanthropist and video game character, he has applied those same qualities while forging ahead through his career as an unlikely CEO. Learn how Tony has embraced technology, social media and his own gut sense of doing things authentically and remaining true to what brought him here in the first place; skateboarding.
Tony Hawk’s Social Media Awakening
Building Your Fan Base Organically
Building A Brand Around Skateboarding
The Genesis of The Tony Hawk Foundation
The Benefits of Giving Back
Embracing Technology and Social Media
Authenticity Above All Else
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