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Published on November 15th, 2020 | by Dr. Jerry Doby


Tony Hawk Talks Being Mistaken for Tom Brady, The 2021 Olympic Debut of Skateboarding and More on the Season 4 Debut of Kevin Hart’s Cold as Balls

The Season 4 premiere episode of Cold As Balls from Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud featured skateboarding legend, Tony Hawk. In this episode, Tony joins Kevin and shares his feelings on being recognized as other athletes in public, his popularity on social media, skating with his kids, and how he was already making six figures by the time he was in high school.

Later in the episode, Tony tells Kevin how excited he is that the sport has made its way to the Olympics, how it felt being inducted into the skateboarding Hall of Fame, and Kevin even tries his hand at skateboarding.

Additional Episode highlights include: 

  • Tony reveals he was already making 6 figures by the time he was in high school

“All my classmates were trying to figure out where to college, and I was like wait – I already have a career and was making decent money…I was making six figures” – 4:51

  • Tony talks about being recognized in pubic as different celebrities such as Tom Brady but never being recognized as himself

“With those encounters, a couple times things happened where I walked away and thought if someone saw that they wouldn’t believe that that’s what just happened… a lot of times they just want to blurt out a sports figure” – 7:23

  • The guys talk about how Tony has been a pioneer in skateboarding, leading it into its debut at the Olympics next year

“We’re going to see a celebration of how far we’ve come on the largest sporting venue – ever – and its going to open up possibilities for people in other countries.” – 8:53

New episodes of Cold as Balls Season 4 can be found every Wednesday on Laugh Out Loud’s YouTube channel.


Content and photo courtesy of Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud Network

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