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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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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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Variety

Tony Hawk Producing Skateboard Comedy 'Back to the Grind' - Variety
Variety
Skateboarding icon Tony Hawk has signed on as executive producer and script and technical adviser on the comedy "Back to the Grind."
Back to the Grind Skateboard Comedy Coming from Tony Hawk ...

Jalopnik

Watch This Modified Porsche 911 Hooning Its Heart Out in a Tony Hawk Pro Skater 4 Tribute
Jalopnik
Say you're a fan of hooning modified Porsche 911s. You have an abandoned Air Force base available to you. And you just really, really loved Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4. What do you do? Well, you hoon the shit out of the 911, for starters. The car featured ...

PBS NewsHour

Tony Hawk turns 50 — and he has a trick for every year
PBS NewsHour
To celebrate his 50th birthday, American skateboarding icon Tony Hawk recently performed 50 of the tricks he created that helped catapult the sport into becoming a social and cultural phenomenon. NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker talks to Hawk ...

NBCNews.com

Tony Hawk is still working on bringing skateboarding to the masses
NBCNews.com
Tony Hawk is still working on bringing skateboarding to the masses. Thu, Jul 05. Tony Hawk helped popularize skateboarding through his gravity-defying career and video game. Now at 50, he's expanding the sport's reach through his foundation and ...

Adventure Sports Network

Tony Hawk Signed On to Produce New Skateboarding Comedy Film
Adventure Sports Network
We look forward to making a movie that will celebrate this sport for all audiences.” Marcum went on to say, “We're thrilled to have an icon like Tony Hawk join us in making what we believe will be the definitive skateboarding comedy for skate ...

Journal of Accountancy

Tony Hawk: Accountants help make dreams become reality
Journal of Accountancy
Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk credited his accountants with making his ventures successful and shared lessons he learned from being an entrepreneur.
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