Anthony "Tony" Hawk is a professional skateboarder who revolutionized the sport of skateboarding. Tony has created and mastered many tricks and elements of skateboarding. When Tony decided to retire in 1999 he continued his Hawk Clothing line for young skaters, expanded his skateboarding brand Birdhouse Projects, started his acting career and developed the Tony Hawk skateboarding videogame with Activision.
Tony also hosts his own weekly show on Sirius XM Radio and is known for his philanthropic efforts across the United States. Through the Tony Hawk Foundation, Tony is able to award grants to help build free skate parks all around the United States.