Tyson (born October 2001) is a bulldog that is famous for his ability to skateboard. He has appeared on numerous TV shows, including The Oprah Winfrey Show and Rob & Big, and has been featured on Internet video sites such as YouTube. His owner, Jim Blauvelt says that the dog was self-taught, starting in Huntington Beach, California in 2001. He appeared in the two movies: Lords of Dogtown and Undiscovered in which his performance was considered to be "outstandingly gifted". When performing, he earns over $1000 a day.
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- Video of Tyson skateboarding on YouTube
- Official Tyson
- A short commercial featuring Tyson, the Skateboarding Bulldog on YouTube
- A home video of Tyson skateboarding down a ramp in Huntington Beach, CA on YouTube
- Tyson preparing for his performance in the 2009 Rose Parade, alongside his pal Tillman, another skateboarding bulldog on YouTube
- Tyson skating in 2012 on YouTube
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