Tony Hawk is 48 years old, but when he straps on his helmet and jumps on his skateboard, he doesn’t look like it. On the 17th anniversary of becoming the first skate ever to land a “900,” when he was 31-years-old, Hawk pulled it off again. This time however, he was 48. 17 years older and yet Hawk still looks like he’s in his young 30s. The first time Hawk pulled off his...
Tony Hawk is without question the most revered, successful and influential skateboarder in history. And even at the ripe “old” age of 48, the icon continues to dazzle with his unparalleled skills. Hawk took to social media to showcase how he managed to nail a 900 — a two-and-a-half aerial spin — on the 17th anniversary of the first time he stuck the revolutionary trick....
Jay Adams, a legendary skateboarder who was one of the three main characters portrayed in the skateboarding movie “Lords of Dogtown,” died late Thursday in Mexico from a heart attack. Stacy Peralta and Tony Alva were the two other main skateboarders portrayed in the movie. Peralta went on to become a filmmaker and wrote “Lords […]
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