Tommy Horvath

Name? Thomas “Tommy” Charles Horvath

Alias? The Time Bomb ‘cause I had a temper when I was a little kid.

Born? April 28, 1971, in Jamestown, New Jersey

Started skating? In 1975, when I was 4.

When Team Tunnel? 1977. I remember entering contests, like one at Bay Street in Santa Monica.

Tunnel memories? I was really stoked to be on the team. Tunnel was really cool and had the best stuff. Being so young, I was the team mascot.

Influences? My brother Bela, Tony Alva, Jay Adams, Tony Hawk, Christian Hosoi, Eric Dressen

Other teams you skated for? PowerFlex, Alva Skates

The family thing...? I’m married and I have a boy Julian. I also have 2 dogs – a black and white pitbull and a Great Dane mix.

Grub? Fish tacos

Tommy Horvath words to live by? Be good, do things the right way

Tommy "the Time Bomb" Horvath in Santa Monica - Photo: Bela Horvath, Sr.
The Horvath Brothers with Rodd Saunders and Tony Alva - Photo: Bela Horvath, Sr.