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How Tony Hawk Skated Past Rookie Business Mistakes on His Ride to Success
Leadership

How Tony Hawk Skated Past Rookie Business Mistakes on His Ride to Success

The legendary skateboarder describes his early entrepreneurial wipeouts and the hard lessons he learned from them.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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Beanies, Tees and Steez: How Shaun Neff Built a $100 Million Business Out of His Backpack
Fashion

Beanies, Tees and Steez: How Shaun Neff Built a $100 Million Business Out of His Backpack

The headwear entrepreneur, whose eponymous line of SoCal-leaning merchandise is one of the hottest lifestyle brands on the youth market, has always been something of a natural born hustler.
Geoff Weiss
3 Reasons Skateboarders Make Great Entrepreneurs
Leadership Qualities

3 Reasons Skateboarders Make Great Entrepreneurs

The stomping grounds for this rebellious pastime are breeding a new generation of business founders.
Joshua Steimle
Skateboarding World Champion Pierre Andre on Building the Etnies Empire
Growth Strategies

Skateboarding World Champion Pierre Andre on Building the Etnies Empire

The mind behind game-changing skating shoe designs shares the yearlong journey that took him from living on the streets of Venice Beach to the premiere stages of freestyle.
Bryan Elliott
Tony Hawk on Making a Twitter Treasure Hunt Go Global -- and Viral
Marketing

Tony Hawk on Making a Twitter Treasure Hunt Go Global -- and Viral

The skateboard icon and entrepreneur shares how one skateboard giveaway led to a global social media event.
Teri Evans
QA: Tony Hawk on Taking His Business to the Next Level
Growth Strategies

QA: Tony Hawk on Taking His Business to the Next Level

Skateboard icon Tony Hawk carves out some time to talk Twitter, Shred and his new business book.
Jennifer Wang