"Anthony Frank "Tony" Hawk", nicknamed "The Birdman", is an American former professional skateboarding/skateboarder and actor. Hawk is well known for completing the first documented 900 (skateboarding)/900 and for his licensed Tony Hawk (series)/video game titles, distributed by Activision. He is widely considered to be one of the most successful and influential pioneers of modern Vert skateboarding/vertical skateboarding.
In 2002, he created the "Boom Boom HuckJam", an extreme sports exhibition and tour that was launched in Las Vegas Valley/Las Vegas. Throughout his career, Hawk has made numerous appearances in films, other media, and his own series of video games. He has also been involved in various philanthropic activities, including his own Tony Hawk Foundation that helps to build skateparks in underprivileged areas. In 2014, Hawk was labeled as one of the 'Most influential skateboarders of all-time' by FoxWeekly.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous athletes! More Tony Hawk on Wikipedia.