Tony Hawk discusses his brother giving him his first skateboard and that board ending up in the Smithsonian, getting on Powell Peralta, filming “The Search For Animal Chin”, starting Birdhouse, doing 50 tricks at age 50, the 900, why he started The Tony Hawk Foundation, Tony Hawks Pro Skater video games, getting on Lakai Footwear, the technique for doing the loop, getting slimed on Nickelodeon and much more!
This is what happens. Filmed by Tia Romano. – Presented by The Boardr.
Tony Hawk’s 1st Place Run at Bondi Bowl-A-Rama 2018.
Breaking news from the Lakai World Summit where the legendary Tony Hawk has been officially announced as riding for Lakai Limited Footwear. In a recent press conference Tony addressed the room of journalists, and answered their toughest questions to topics such as “Favorite Shep Dawg,” “Cost to Buy Lakai,” “2017 SOTY,” and more. Riley Hawk was reported to have been accompanying the Birdman, and was surely involved in inking the deal.
The brand new Woodward Riviera Maya down in Mexico at the Hard Rock Riviera Maya resort. To kick things off, Woodward flew in top pros from around the world to break in the new facility and celebrate with us. Including Aaron Homoki, Alex Sorgente, Andy MacDonald, Anthony Napolitan, Austin Raye, Brighton Zeuner, Chase Hawk, Chris Cole, Clay Kreiner, Daniel Dhers, David Loy, Elliot Sloan, Felipe Gustavo, Garrett Reynolds, Jake Johnson, Julian Diagre, Karen Jonz, Kevin Peraza, Kriss Kyle, Leticia Bufoni, Neal Hendrix, Sandro Dias, Tom Wallisch, Tony Hawk, Van Homan, Vincent Alvarez and Zach Wallin. Props to our homies at GoPro, The Boardr and CA Rampworks for all the help with the event and a big thank you to everybody that came out to the celebration.
In part two, Tony discusses the influence TransWorld has had on skateboarding, the influence it had on his career, and the current state of skateboarding. Did you know Tony’s dad shot our first cover? Number 2 on our list of The 30 Most Influential Skaters Of All Time.
Birdhouse’s 2017 Dew Tour Team Challenge picks are Clint Walker, Ben Raybourn, Aaron Homoki, and Clive Dixon.
BONES WHEELS has released a Tony Hawk pro SPF wheel in honor of the original “T-Bones”. Tony and Grant Brittain got together to shoot a similar photo that was used as a T-Bones ad, many years ago. Here’s a behind the scenes look.
Straight off the plane–Tony Hawk, Cab, Bucky, and Keegan were hungry to hit the infamous Bondi “Bowl-A-Rama”–Here’s a few clips that RHINO put together from the event. Get some.
BONES WHEELS riders, Chris Russell, Cody Lockwood, Kevin Kowalski, Ben Raybourn, Alan Young, and Jimmy Wilkins pay tribute to 30 Years of Animal Chin. Also featuring original Bones Brigaders, Tony Hawk, Steve Caballero, and Mike McGill, with special guest Lance Mountain.
In 1989, four teenage friends from Los Angeles had a chance encounter with “Bones Brigade” mastermind Stacy Peralta that would forever change their lives and the future of skateboarding. This is the story of “The L.A. Boys,” a new feature-length documentary presented by theberrics.com featuring Guy Mariano, Paulo Diaz, Rudy Johnson, Gabriel Rodriguez, Stacy Peralta, Lance Mountain, Tony Hawk and many more skate legends.
This is so big it had to get split in to two parts… it’s basically a mini documentary about the history of TRUCKS- John Lucero, Lance Mountain, Joey Tershay, Tony Hawk, Cab, Steve Olson, Sam Hitz, Rick Blackhart and others discuss how truck companies have shaped skateboarding from the beginning. Watch Truck Wars Part 1.