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David Daewon Song (born February 19, 1975 in Seoul, South Korea) is a Korean, goofy-footed skateboarder. He is recognized for his technical street skateboarding. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... [[Media:Italic text]]{| style=float:right; |- | |- | |} is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Short name Statistics Location map Map of location of Seoul. ... Skateboarders Skateboarding is the act of riding on and performing tricks with a skateboard. ... Street skateboarding is the act of riding a skateboard on paved surface, whether that surface is found at a public school, a shopping mall, or somewhere else. ...


He co-owns Almost Skateboards with fellow pro Rodney Mullen, and skates for the team. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Rodney Mullen (Gainesville, Florida) is a professional freestyle skateboarder, and is considered to be among the most influential skaters in the history of the sport of skateboarding. ...


Life and career

When he was 13, a neighborhood kid gave him his board, which he proceeded to use to the point of its destruction. He quickly got some money together and bought a used board. A few years later, a small skateboard company called Gemco came through on a demo tour. They saw him skate, and immediately signed him and took him back to the US where he was immediately embraced because of his mixed Afro-Korean heritage.


Daewon and fellow rider Rodney Mullen are showcased in the skateboard videos Rodney Mullen vs. Daewon Song, Rodney Mullen vs. Daewon Song Round 2, and a part in Almost: Round Three. He also has the ending parts in both Almost Skateboard's Round Three, a quasi-sequel to the previous Rodney v. Daewon videos, DVS Footwear's Skate More, many of the old World Industries videos, and the two Deca videos. Daewon Song also recently featured alongside Chris Haslam in the miniramp video, Almost Cheese & Crackers by Almost Skateboards. Song was in a skateboarding gang called the Ruff Riders. He also won Skater of the Year in 2006. Rodney Mullen (Gainesville, Florida) is a professional freestyle skateboarder, and is considered to be among the most influential skaters in the history of the sport of skateboarding. ... Rodney Mullen vs. ... World Industries is a skateboard company. ...


Daewon was first sponsored by World Industries and appeared in their video Love Child in 1992. In 1999 he left World Industries to start his own company, Deca. World Industries is a skateboard company. ...


He also made appearances as a playable character in the Tony Hawk series of games, with his first appearance being in Tony Hawk's American Wasteland. The latest game in the series, Tony Hawks Proving Ground. ... Tony Hawks American Wasteland, also known as THAW or Tony Hawks Pro Skater 7, is a video game that has been released for the PS2, Xbox, Xbox 360, Nintendo GameCube and PC. The game was developed by Neversoft and published by Activision. ...


Sponsors

This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Tensor Trucks is a skateboarding truck company founded and designed by professional skateboarder Rodney Mullen in 2000. ... Spitfire Wheels is a skateboard wheel company. ... DVS shoes, standing for dumbass virgin skaters, was supported at first by dumbass virgin skaters. ...

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Daewon Song on The Skateboard Directory (299 words)
Team includes Marc Johnson *, Jeron Wilson *, Daewon Song, Rick McCrank *, Danny Garcia *, JB Gillet, Rudy Johnson *, Sean Sheffey *, and Rodney Mullen *.
Team includes Rodney Mullen *, Daewon Song, Ronnie Creager *, Enrique Lorenzo *, Chet Thomas *, Danny Garcia *, Guy Kampfen, Dave Mayhew *, Josh Kasper * and Salman Agah *.
Photos and profiles of Rodney Mullen *, Bob Burnquist *, Daewon Song, Bastien Salabanzi *, Tony Hawk *, Jamie Thomas *, Chad Muska *, and Geoff Rowley *.
Daewon Song - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (355 words)
Daewon Song (born February 19, 1975, Korea) is a professional skateboarder.
Daewon was born in Seoul, Korea on Feb. 19, 1975.
Daewon is a close friend of a famous freestyle skater Rodney Mullen and is featured opposite in the skateboard video Rodney Mullen vs. Daewon Song.
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