TONY HAWK

Date of birth: May 12, 1968  San Diego , CA

Residence: Encinitas CA. USA

Height: 6ft 3 in (1.9 m )

Weight : 171 lb

Profession: Skateboarder

Nick Name: The Birdman

Turned Pro  1982

Retired 2003

About : Tony Hawk is an American retired professional skateboarder and is one of the pioneers of modern vertical skateboarding. He became a professional skateboarder at age 14 and was the National Skateboard Association World Champion for 12 consecutive years. In 2014, Hawk was named one of the most influential skateboarders of all time. 

TONY HAWK VIDEOS

Tony Hawk lands his last ever Ollie 540 at age 52. The legendary skateboarder says it'll be the last time he'll do it.

"But they've gotten scarier in recent years, as the landing commitment can be risky if your feet aren't in the right places. and my willingness to slam unexpectedly into the flat bottom has waned greatly over the last decade."

The Legend Tony Hawk has helped the sport of skateboarding go mainstream through his technical innovations, equipment, apparel companies, not to mention his tireless promotional work. Watch the legend on the Best of Tony Hawk 2020 video.

To celebrate his 50th, Tony Hawk recreated 50 tricks that he's created and pioneered.

In 2015, Tony Hawk Skates First Downward Spiral Loop.

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