Surfer-turned-skateboarder David Hackett is an innovator, a risk-taker and a game-changer. He’s a cultural icon and a positive force in the lives of so many, and soon he may have a new title: Skateboarding Hall of Famer. Read the letter Growing Bolder’s Marc Middleton wrote on Hackett’s behalf and find out why we think he belongs in the Hall of Fame.
At 57, legendary skateboarder David Hackett is just as gnarly as ever — and still busting some major moves. See how he’s overcome incredible obstacles to stay on the edge and in the moment. Plus, NBA great Kareem Abdual-Jabbar shares lessons learned from his coach and mentor John Wooden.
David Hackett’s life reads like a Hollywood script. A surfer turned skateboarding pioneer and icon, he has experienced personal and professional highs and lows over the last 50+ years. In this exclusive Growing Bolder mini-doc, we roll with a guy who lives on the edge and in the moment, a stereotype smashing world class athlete and master of the art of the comeback.