Tom Schaar is your average 17-year-old...sometimes. He goes to high school, likes to hang out with his brother and friends and gets in trouble with his parents for not doing his homework. In his other life, he’s traveling the world, winning X Games gold and even finding time to buy himself an Audi. While Tom can be the average kid on the personal level, there’s nothing average about what he brings to the table on the professional level.
Tom Schaar Show Notes:
3:00: How did he get into skateboarding
4:00: Being at contest as a kid seeing the pros and getting support from his parents
5:00: Getting sponsored by Half-Pint Skateboards at 10
8:18: What are his favorite things to skate and does he ever skate street
9:00: Traveling and are his parents going with him?
10:30: Three places in the world he would buy a house and his jet setting life
12:00: Skating with his idols and who has the best backyard set up of the pros and Bucky Lasek helping as a kid coming up
12:55: Skating Mega Ramp and how long does it take to get comfortable on the ramp
15:13: Landing the first 1080 and the response that he felt from it.
17:44: Famous encounters
19:40: What do kids think of him at school and what does he get in trouble for?
20:30: What is the coolest thing he’s bought with his money?
21:40: Has he had any major injuries and what does he do when he’s not skating?
23:32: Did he go to prom?
24:30: Any interest in the business side of the skate industry