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Tony Hawk

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Anthony Frank "Tony" Hawk (born May 12, 1968) is an American professional skateboarder. Hawk gained significant fame for completing the first 900 as well as his licensed video game titles distributed by Activision. He is widely considered one of the most successful and influential pioneers of modern vertical skateboarding. Raised in San Diego, California, Hawk was described as being "hyperactive" as a child. His parents supported his skateboarding because it served as an outlet for his excessive energy, and as Hawk's skills developed, he became a professional skateboarder at age fourteen. In 1999, he became the first skater to land a 900. In 2002, he created the Boom Boom HuckJam, an extreme sports exhibition and tour which launched in Las Vegas. Throughout his career, Hawk has made numerous appearances in films and other media, as well as his own series of video games. He has also been involved in various philanthropic activities including his own Tony Hawk Foundation which helps build skateparks in underprivileged areas, and also including collaborations with other athletes in the charity Athletes for Hope. Description above from the Wikipedia article Tony Hawk, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
May 12, 1968 In San Diego, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
50
First Appeared:
In the movie Powell Peralta: The Bones Brigade Video Show 1984-01-01
Latest Project:
Series I Get That a Lot 2016
Known For
Poster of Top Gear
Poster of CSI: Miami
Poster of Al filo del abismo
Filmography
Series I Get That a Lot Unknown 2016
Series Wildboyz Unknown 2016
Movie Motivation 2: The Chris Cole Story Himself 2015-06-23
Movie Marvel & ESPN Films Present: 1 of 1: Genesis Himself 2015-03-17
Movie The Search for Freedom 2015-08-06
Movie Unity Himself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Movie Bones Brigade: An Autobiography Himself 2012-01-21
Movie Waiting for Lightning Himself 2012-12-07
Movie Abuelos al poder Himself 2012-12-25
Movie Gumball 3000: LDN 2 NYC Himself 2011-01-01
Movie Finding Joe Himself 2011-09-30
Series Top Gear Unknown 2010-11-21
Movie One Nine Nine Four Narrator 2009-10-09
Movie Life As A Movie Pro Skateboarder 2008-09-23
Series Human Giant Unknown 2007-04-05
Series Bam's Unholy Union Unknown 2007-01-30
Movie Tony Hawk's Secret Skatepark Tour 2 Himself 2007-11-07
Movie 3000 Miles Himself 2007-04-24
Movie Boom Boom Sabotage Tony Hawk 2006-09-12
Series Hotel, dulce hotel Unknown 2006-12-02
Movie Deck Dogz Himself 2005-01-06
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie Tony Hawk's Secret Skatepark Tour Tony Hawk 2004-06-08
Movie Video Game Invasion: The History of a Global Obsession Himself 2004-03-21
Movie Stoked: The Rise And Fall Of Gator Himself 2004-06-25
Series Complete Savages Unknown 2004-09-24
Series LAX Unknown 2004-09-13
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Gumball 3000: The Movie Himself 2003-01-01
Series Punk'd Unknown 2003-03-17
Series Viva La Bam Unknown 2003-10-26
Movie CKY 4 The Latest & Greatest Himself 2003-11-10
Movie Haggard Cop 2003-06-24
Series Spike TV VGA Video Game Awards 2003-12-04
Movie Los feos también mojan Himself 2002-05-10
Movie Adio: One Step Beyond 2002-01-01
Series What I Like About You Unknown 2002-09-20
Series CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Movie Dogtown and Z-Boys Himself 2001-01-18
Movie Destroying America 2001-03-30
Series Jackass Unknown 2000-04-12
Series Rocket Power Unknown 1999-08-16
Series Arliss Unknown 1996-08-10
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Movie Al filo del abismo Tony Hawk 1989-01-01
Series Los Simpson Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Loca academia de policía 4 - Los ciudadanos se defienden Skateboarder 1987-04-02
Movie Powell Peralta: The Search for Animal Chin Himself 1987-10-28
Movie Future Primitive: Bones Brigade Video II Himself 1985-10-28
Movie Powell Peralta: The Bones Brigade Video Show 1984-01-01