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Tony Hawk
Name : Tony Hawk
Gender : Male
Date of Birth : 1968-05-12
Place of Birth :
Country Of Nationality : United States
TNN Categories : Athletes,Celebrity
Brief Bio : Tony Hawk (born May 12, 1968) is an American professional skateboarder, considered the most influential skater in modern vertical skateboarding. He is credited with the invention of many aerial skateboard... - More...
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Is Kellie Pickler Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?
Great American Country - Nashville, TN, USA - Although Kellie Pickler endured some ribbing about her lack of sophistication during "American Idol," her subsequent career moves proved her intelligence. Now she's going to school on national TV to show just how smart she really is.

Kellie is one of several celebrity contestants scheduled to compete on Fox-TV's "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" during the November sweeps period. Others set to appear include fellow "American Idol" alum Clay Aiken, talk-show host Regis Philbin, skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, Miss America Lauren Nelson and Billie Bush of "Access Hollywood."

The all-stars, who will compete for a potential million dollar prize for
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Celebrities : Kellie Pickler, Lauren Nelson, Billie Bush, Clay Aiken, Tony Hawk, Regis Philbin, Jeff Foxworthy
Categories : Musician News, Reality TV Stars, TV Personalities, Celebrity News
Posted 8/30/2007 12:08:30 AM | Permalink
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At 39, Hawk's still soaring -- and cool
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - St. Louis, MO, USA - Legal formalities aside, there are two ways to tell if you're a certifiable adult.

Do you smile when it snows?

Do you smile at the name Tony Hawk?

If a snowfall means the drudgery of shoveling and the panic of a skidding car, welcome to the older generation. If the first flake brings the thrill of snowballs and sledding, you're still a kid. Or at least a kid at heart.

Tony Hawk, the Michael Jordan of skateboarders, is the 39-year-old poster boy for the front side of the generation gap.

When Hawk started at age 9 in Southern California, skateboarding was often labeled as "an
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Celebrities : Tony Hawk
Categories : Athlete News
Posted 6/2/2007 12:06:19 AM | Permalink
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Yamaha Sponsors Tony Hawk Tour
MotorcycleUSA.com - Medford, OR, USA - Yamaha is pleased to announce our continued involvement with Tony Hawk's Boom Boom Huck Jam tour as their exclusive motorsports sponsor.

A high-energy exhibition of skateboarding, BMX and freestyle motocross, this year, Tony Hawk's Boom Boom Huck Jam tour will be held at select Six Flags adventure parks throughout the US during the month of June.
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Categories : Celebrity News
Posted 5/6/2007 12:05:17 AM | Permalink
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JOE.co.uk

Tony Hawk tweets every time someone doesn't recognise him and it's hilarious
JOE.co.uk
We have all been in that awkward situation when you meet an old friend but can't quite remember their name. Well, Tony Hawk has turned into that old friend. While travelling the world as one of, if not the, greatest skateboarders to have ever lived ...

ABC News

This fearless skateboarder has landed Tony Hawk's infamous loop and she's the 1st woman to do it
ABC News
For the first time ever, a female has completed legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk's notoriously terrifying loop. On Aug. 26, Lizzie Armanto of Oceanside, California, was one of the three skateboarders whose names were added to the list of roughly 15 ...

TMZ

Tony Hawk Reveals Best Celeb Skateboarder 'He Can Do Triple Heelflips!'
TMZ
Lil Wayne -- they ain't got NOTHING on Hopsin when it comes to the skate park ... so says bo

ABC News

'When I see her now, she doesn't recognize me': Skater Tony Hawk talks about his mom's Alzheimer's
ABC News
Tony Hawk is a pioneer and legend in the world of skateboarding, but he's also a son and a human being. Hawk, 50, opened up on Thursday about his mother Nancy, who is living with Alzheimer's disease. The disease, which slowly and irreversibly destroys ...

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Three skaters master Tony Hawk's dangerous 360-degree loop
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Up until Sunday afternoon, only about 15 skateboarders in the world had successfully completed the 360-degree loop ride made famous 20 years ago by Carlsbad skating legend Tony Hawk. Now, three more names — including the first woman — can be ...

BuzzFeed

Tony Hawk Keeps Tweeting When People Don't Recognize Him And It's Freaking Hilarious
BuzzFeed
I'm telling you this because SOME OF YOU apparently have a hard time recognizing Tony Hawk in the flesh. But the good news is, he has a sense of humor about it — and he's been documenting every one of your awkward encounters on Twitter. Share On ...

For The Win

Skater Lizzie Armanto makes history by completing Tony Hawk's loop
For The Win
Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk brought out his famous 360-degree vertical loop at an event on Sunday in Vista, California, where skater Lizzie Armanto became the first woman in history to complete the loop. After suffering one of what was likely many ...
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