Nick Riggle was featured on the San Diego News 8, TV Broadcast.
“Nick Riggle dropped out of high school to become a professional skater. After participating in stunt shows and competitions, including three ESPN X-Games appearances, Nick then went on to get a Ph.D in Philosophy. Now in his new book, the USD professor is helping people make promising connections and find the meaning of “awesome."
Drop the term “awesome” into your search engine and you’re sure to rack up close to two billion hits. That could be annoying because for many the word isn’t so awesome, but in the hands of ex pro-skater-cum-philosopher Nick Riggle the term turns into an entire ethic-a polysyllable for our times. In a careful and sober ethical account, Riggle sketches what an “awesome” world might look like.
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