Anthony Frank Hawk

  • Tony Hawk was born in Carlsbad Ca.

    Tony Hawk was born in Carlsbad Ca.
    To his dad Frank Hawk, and his mom Nancy Hawk, Tony was raised in San Diego Ca,
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    Tony Hawk grew up in San Diego Ca., he was a very hyper kid.

    Tony Hawk was a hyperactive kid.
  • his brother Steve Hawk gave him his first skateboard

    his brother Steve Hawk gave him his first skateboard
    Tony Hawks father built a ramp in the backyard.
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    Competed in contests all over California

    Frank Hawk was his big support.
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    Quits Little league baseball, basketball, and violin

    quote " I told my dad I don't want to play other sports anymore I just want to skateboard"
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    Over 88 Skateboard tricks had been invented from 1980 to now

  • Dogtown skateboards sponsor him at age 12.

    Dogtown skateboards sponsor him at age 12.
    Dogtown started in 1970 by surfers
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    He won 73 contest out of 103.

    In the XGames he has won 14 medals
  • Is a pro skateboarder at age 14

    Is a pro skateboarder at age 14
    He skates with Bones Brigade Team
  • Known as one of the best skateboarders at age 16

    Known as one of the best skateboarders at age 16
  • Bought his own house

    Bought his own house
  • He starts up Birdhouse Skateboards with another pro skater

    He starts up Birdhouse Skateboards with another pro skater
    He also starts Hawk Clothing that you can buy at Kohls.
  • His dad Frank Hawk died

    His dad Frank Hawk died
    His dad was his biggest support
  • Making video games about him at the age of 25

    Making video games about him at the age of 25
  • Landed the 900

    Landed the 900
  • He retired skateboarding at 31 years old!

    He retired skateboarding at 31 years old!
  • Tony Hawk Foundation

    Tony Hawk Foundation
    Built skateparks for kids in low-income communities.
  • Started the Boom Boom Huckjam Tour

    Started the Boom Boom Huckjam Tour
  • American Library Association

    American Library Association
    He joined to help teens to want to read more books.