Mostly Credited As: Tony Hawk
Birth Name: Anthony Frank Hawk
Date Of Birth: May 12, 1968 (Age 47)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Carlsbad, California
Height: 6' 4" (1.93 m)
Anthony Frank "Tony" Hawk was born in Carlsbad, California on May 12, 1968. He is regarded as the best skateboarder ever. The 900 is one of the tricks that he was the first to do. Also, The 900, so far, has only been done by Tony. He also has many video games named after him. Those include Tony Hawk's American Wasteland, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, and Tony Hawk's Underground.
He graduated from Torrey Pines High School near Del Mar in San Diego, California. His brother introduced him to skateboarder. He turned to a pro skateboarder at the age of 16. So far, he has won 92 competitions. Besides being the first landing The 900, he also was the first to land The 720.