BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 16: Tony Hawk of USA performs prior to the Skateboard Vert Final at the Montjuic Pool during the X-Games Barcelona day 1 on May 16, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.
I had a poster of Tyra Banks in my bedroom. She was the only girl I really had a crush on. Other than her, the rest of my posters were skateboards, BMX bikes, and Tony Hawk.
It always pulls you towards it and there's no letting go ... On the weekends, we practise at the Lakdikapul Railway Station or on the empty roads of Jubilee Hills. I took up skating after playing the Tony Hawk series of video games. I just had to try it out for real and within no time, I picked it up.More quotes »
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