Between Boardslides and Burnout: My Notes from the Road

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9780007156818: Between Boardslides and Burnout: My Notes from the Road

Tony Hawk, the author of Hawk Occupation: Skateboarder, took booksellers by surprise with his bestselling autobiography. Now, the most recognisable 'extreme' athlete in the world shows what life on the road is really like.

Each of his diary entries to provide an exclusive look at the ups and downs of being on the road constantly and are illustrated throughout by amazing colour photographs taken while on tour.

Tony holds nothing back and takes readers behind the scenes. He talks about al the unique places he's been, amazing peoples he's met, missing family and friends while travelling, getting hurt, being tired, and getting along with five other guys in a cramped bus.

You are there with him through all the outrageous antics and laughter, crazy feats, and tough times. Never before has any skateboarder offered the experience to look into their lives and their minds in this way. This is a great follow-up book to his autobiography and fills the need for more information that Tony Hawk fans and skateboarders crave.

Two generations of skateboarders have looked up to Tony. He has made his millions, broken records, invented new tricks, and single handedly taken skateboarding farther than anyone thought it could go. He is a hero.

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Each of his diary entries to provide an exclusive look at the ups and downs of being on the road constantly and are illustrated throughout by amazing colour photographs taken while on tour.

Tony holds nothing back and takes readers behind the scenes. He talks about al the unique places he's been, amazing peoples he's met, missing family and friends while travelling, getting hurt, being tired, and getting along with five other guys in a cramped bus.

You are there with him through all the outrageous antics and laughter, crazy feats, and tough times. Never before has any skateboarder offered the experience to look into their lives and their minds in this way. This is a great follow-up book to his autobiography and fills the need for more information that Tony Hawk fans and skateboarders crave.

Two generations of skateboarders have looked up to Tony. He has made his millions, broken records, invented new tricks, and single handedly taken skateboarding farther than anyone thought it could go. He is a hero.

About the Author:

Tony Hawk now retired from competition, continues to skateboard regularly, performs in exhibitions, and is a commentator for ESPN. He lives in California with his wife and two sons.

Sean Mortimer has written for Transworld Skateboarding magazine and was the editor of Skateboarding magazine. He is currently the editor of bigskate.com

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Tony Hawk
Published by Regan Books (2002)
ISBN 10: 0007156812 ISBN 13: 9780007156818
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