Peter Hill

Peter Hill (born 1964, in Melbourne, Australia) is a former champion Australian skateboarder and the co-founder of Globe International, a multinational, youth culture, branded footwear, apparel and skate/surf business with his older brother Stephen Hill. Peter Hill has also acted as an executive producer on over 30 media projects including feature films and television specials and a producer on Eric Bana’s Love the Beast. Peter Hill started skateboarding at age 7 with his brother Stephen in Melbourne in the early 1970s. In their teenage years, they put together one of the early Australian-sponsored skate teams, Sparx, were in the Nike skateboard team in 1979 and competed successfully in Australian skate titles. Along with their younger brother, Matt Hill, they began to import skateboards and associated equipment, eventually forming Hardcore Distribution, a company that later grew into Globe International. In the 1980s, the brothers promoted skateboarding in Australia, running demonstrations and tours featuring local and American skateboarders including Alan Losi, Mark Gonzales, Christian Hosoi, Tony Hawk, Lance Mountain, Jeff Phillips and Jason Lee.


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