Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk credits the word game for saving his current marriage to Lhotse Merriam more than once.
He says, My wife and I are really into Scrabble. Were on par, actually. I tend to get the triple letter, triple word boxes a little more than she does because I always look ahead and see what I can do and get it on deck.
Although the game brings them closer together, Hawk admits tensions were high during a recent round when he secured a win by laying down the word W-I-Z.
He explains, The w and z are really high scorers and I got it on a triple letter, so I was like, Boom! There, Im done! 50 points, right there! It was all over.
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