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Tony Hawk and Birdhouse Team Honor Lives of Woman's Drowned Sons at Pitcher Memorial Skatepark

Leigh Roche | Posted 08.28.2014 | Impact
Leigh Roche

Six years ago, Mary Shea Pitcher lost two of her four sons in a drowning accident in Allegheny National Forest. This terrible personal tragedy was the inspiration for what is now Pitcher Park Memorial Skatepark in Carnegie, Pennsylvania.

Celebrities React Just Like Us When They Watch Wacky Viral Videos

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 08.15.2014 | Comedy

What happens when you put James Van Der Beek, Chris Hardwick, Nick Cannon, Aimee Teegarden, Tony Hawk, Maria Menounos, Debby Ryan, Emily Osment, Pete ...

Tony Hawk Just Became A Queer Hero

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.01.2014 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every F...

WATCH: Skateboarding Legend Backs Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.30.2014 | Gay Voices

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk spoke out in support of same-sex marriage this week, becoming the latest celebrity to join the Human Rights Campaign's ...

No, You Cannot Have This Hoverboard

Posted 03.07.2014 | Comedy

That viral video of a "Back To The Future" style HUVr hoverboard making the rounds? Yeah, looks like it won't be shipping in December after all, but y...

31 Signs You Used To Skateboard, And Will Always Be A Skater At Heart

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Being a skateboarder is like being part of a secret society. There's a certain language, etiquette and history that skaters all know and follow. When ...

You Were Never THIS Good At 'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater'

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.26.2013 | Technology

Thought your Christ Air into a Rowley Darkslide followed by a front manual combo was impressive? Pfft. Cue the nostalgia and watch as this gamer ta...

Behind the Brand with Action Sports Icon Tony Hawk

Bryan Elliott | Posted 02.05.2014 | Sports
Bryan Elliott

Tony is the first to admit he made some mistakes with his brand early on in his career but he quickly course-corrected and turned the Tony Hawk brand into an empire.

Tony Hawk's Sentimental Farewell

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 06.27.2013 | Sports

Tony Hawk has been a household name, since inspiring 90s teens into kneecap smashing escapades that few will ever regret. In a recently released vi...

Skateboarding Legend Makes Our Dreams Come True

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 06.21.2013 | DC

Our teenage (former) selves are unbelievably excited. Tony Hawk, one of the most influential skateboarders of all time, will pay a visit to D.C. on...

For Dad

Tony Hawk | Posted 08.14.2013 | Parents
Tony Hawk

My dad (Frank Hawk) died of lung cancer in 1995. He was my biggest fan. He supported me when I chose skateboarding over all other sports.

15-Year-Old Makes History At X-Games

Posted 05.18.2013 | Sports

By Brian Josephs, Complex Sports Back in 1999, it took Tony Hawk 10 tries to land the first ever 900 in competition. This was well beyond the allot...

'Splash': Tony Hawk Dives With His Skateboard

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 05.01.2013 | TV

"Splash" welcomed a special celebrity diver to its latest episode, and their surprise guest brought along a diving prop. Entering masked, Tony Hawk di...

What Tony Hawk Eats for Breakfast

Bon Appetit | Posted 04.17.2013 | Taste
Bon Appetit

"The pinnacle breakfast is a croissant and cappuccino, one sugar."

Tony Hawk Cuts Check To Detroit Skatepark

Posted 06.01.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT, MI - The city of Detroit's skating scene will soon get a boost from sports legend Tony Hawk. Ride It Skatepark, along the Davison Freeway ...

LOOK: Athlete Has A Thing For Pink, Sparkly Nail Polish

Posted 03.05.2013 | Parents

Yes, that's sparkly pink nail polish.

Prepare To Be Inspired By This Blind Skateboarder

Posted 01.21.2013 | Teen

If you need an extra push to face something that frightens or intimidates you today, think about Tommy Carroll. Carroll has been skateboarding sin...

LOOK: The Only Dad Who Can Get Away With This Stunt

Posted 12.18.2012 | Parents

Skating superstar Tony Hawk makes a fair point on Instagram. He might be the only dad who can pull off this trick -- riding at a skate park (possibly ...

Flea Turns 50: How Music Saved His Life and How He's Paying it Forward

Brandon Deroche | Posted 12.22.2012 | Entertainment
Brandon Deroche

When I arrived at Flea's Los Feliz house a few hours before his 50th birthday party and The Silverlake Conservatory of Music Fundraiser began, I had a feeling I'd remember everything I love about the sometimes seemingly morally decrepit city of LA.

WATCH: Tony Hawk Interviews Louis C.K. For Some Reason

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Comedy

When sports and comedy collide, the results can be pretty spectacular. After a recent show at Detroit's Masonic Temple, stand-up comic and recent Emmy...

Shaun White: I Was Mistaken for a Lady!

Graham Bensinger | Posted 08.26.2012 | Sports
Graham Bensinger

I recently sat down with action sports superstar Shaun White in which the two-time Olympic gold medalist shared the personal significance of becoming an Olympic champion and the challenges of being a two-sport athlete.

Why Being a Mom is the Coolest Job Ever

Melina Bellows | Posted 07.24.2012 | Parents
Melina Bellows

As I packed up to leave the conference, I found myself really, really missing my kids, ages 6 and 8. I considered calling them but hesitated -- sometimes they beg me to come home, which leaves me feeling tortured if I'm far away.

The Best Athlete-Owned Restaurants

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.09.2012 | Food
The Daily Meal

Whatever their success in the record books, many gridiron heroes and ballpark messiahs have splashed their names on dining establishments that also serve as a shrine to their athletic glory.

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'Part-Time Hair Piece, Full-Time Lady-Getter'

HuffingtonPost.com | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 04.05.2012 | Small Business

For this quirky startup, it's all business -- at least in the front. Louie and Morgan Simpson are the owners of Mullet On The Go, happily spreading '8...

Tony Hawk Interviews Tyler The Creator, For Some Reason

Posted 01.28.2012 | Home

Tony Hawk should probably never be in the interviewer seat, but here he is, tempting fate, with probably one of the hardest groups of people to interv...