Brazilians love skating and Hawk loves Brazil, but he has some issues with the country's most famous city: "I got held up at knifepoint in Rio so I guess I can't recommend it." Hawk suggests leaving Ipanema behind and heading south toward the border with Uruguay, where nature gets downright grandiose. "Iguazú is like Niagara Falls times 10 and less touristy," says Hawk. "It is totally insane and I'd never heard of it before I was standing there, so it came as a shock."
Credit: Courtesy Tony Hawk
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