Posted: January 22, 2010
The village of Lyons doesn’t often get personal attention from famous celebrities. But the work of several local skaters and supportive community members drew both a cash grant and some advice from professional skater Tony Hawk.
Posted: December 20, 2009
The Tony Hawk Foundation Board of Directors has announced the recipients of its Fall 2009 Skatepark Grant Awards, as well as a special allocation to match, dollar-for-dollar, donations to the Watts Skatepark project in Los Angeles.
Posted: November 9, 2009
The legendary skateboarder partied to raise funds for Freedom Skatepark in East Las Vegas.
Posted: November 7, 2009
Skaters in East Las Vegas will see an improved public skatepark in their neighborhood, thanks to the success of the inaugural Tony Hawk: RIDE Presents Stand Up For Skateparks benefit at the Wynn Las Vegas..
Posted: October 18, 2009
Tony Hawk is not only the greatest athlete in his sport, but its greatest ambassador as well.
Posted: October 14, 2009
Mingling with celebrities is not something I often do on a Sunday morning, but that's where I found myself this past Sunday, attending Tony Hawk's annual Stand Up for Skateparks fundraising event at grocery magnate Ron Burkle's Green Acres estate in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Posted: October 11, 2009
Having played the Tony Hawk Foundation’s first benefit in 2004, the re-united blink-182 took a break from their current North American tour to honor Tony’s invitation to perform at the sixth-annual Tony Hawk: RIDE Presents Stand Up for Skateparks event.
Posted: September 22, 2009
Harrison’s skate-park committee is alive and well, with plans for construction to begin in April, according to the committee chairman.
Posted: September 10, 2009
Tony Hawk does not compete in skateboard competitions anymore. He retired from that part of his life ten years ago, at the age of thirty-one. But he still skates and he still works in the industry.
Posted: June 26, 2009
When Tony Hawk told 11-year-old Nathan Lazarus that he would name a skatepark after him, the youngster didn’t take him seriously.