Tod Swank

Tod Swank

Tod Swank is an American ex-professional skateboarder, TumYeto and Foundation Skateboards owner, photographer, and publisher.

He was a professional skateboarder in the 1980s, as well as an accomplished skateboarding photographer, working as the first Senior Photographer at Transworld Skateboarding Magazine. Swank is the owner of TumYeto, a skateboard distributor who created the motto "By Skateboarders, For Skateboarders". TumYeto is the distributor and owner of Foundation Super Company, Toy Machine, Pig Wheels, Ruckus Trucks and Dekline Footwear. Swank is an seminal musician, playing bass at various times in Crankshaft, Custom Floor, Loaded, and the LetDowns. Swank's skateboard 'zine "Swank Zine" was among the first of the original wave of underground xeroxed press that kept communication in underground skateboarding alive and thriving during the '80s.Christopher, Roy (March 29, 2004). [http://frontwheeldrive.com/tod_swank.html Foundation's Edge: Tod Swank.] "Front Wheel Drive"]

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* [http://www.disposablethebook.com/html/galleries/swank-gallery-html/swank.html Gallery of Swank boards]


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