Tony Hawk Provides Children with Emotional Support

10/20/2008 at 06:30 PM ET
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Former professional skateboarder Tony Hawk knows all about success in the business world, but what he is most proud of is being father to sons HudsonRiley,’ 16 ½, Spencer, 9, and Keegan, 7 ½, and daughter Kadence Clover, 4 ½ months. "Being emotionally supportive to my children is most important to me," shared the 40-year-old in a new interview with Success Magazine. He makes a point of putting his family first, even if it comes at the cost of missing out on work projects.

"It’s not just the time together, but the way we spend that time. Sometimes, I have to say no to a good project because I value my time with my family very much."

Tony has accomplished a lot in his life, but one thing he has never done is be father to a daughter, which he believes to be "a bit scary and exciting." It is the unknown which worries him the most because "with three sons, I know what they like and how to make them laugh." Despite not knowing what to expect with a little girl, he is "actually looking forward to hosting a tea party" with Kadence, nothing that, "Hey, I like tea, so it shouldn’t be hard, right?"

Riley’s mother is Tony’s ex-wife Cindy Dunbar while Spencer and Keegan’s mom is ex-wife Erin Lee. Kadence’s mom is Tony’s wife of three years, Lhotse Hawk.

Source: Success Magazine

FILED UNDER: News , Parenting

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Nicole on

That’s a lot of kids by a lot of wives at such a young age.

Amelia on

omg his oldest is 16 already?! where does the time go?

Teena on

Would anyone know where Kadence Dress is from

JM on

I believe it was a gift from A Children’s Place. LCH loves plaid.

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