Is Tony Hawk going to the Olympics?

Skateboarding made its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020, and godfather of the sport Tony Hawk was on hand to witness the event. Hawk, 53, did not compete for gold at the Olympics but instead served as a commentator with NBC to help bring viewers into the event.

Will Tony Hawk be at the Olympics?

The 53-year-old skateboarding legend isn’t competing in the games, but he is serving as an Olympics correspondent with NBC. TOKYO, Japan — The name Tony Hawk is synonymous with skateboarding.

Is there an age limit for the Olympics?

According to the International Olympic Committee, “there is no specific age limit for taking part in the Olympic Games.” Rather, the age restrictions depend on each International Sports Federation and the rules of each sport.

Who is the most famous skater?

Famous Skateboarders

  • Tony Hawk. Pro Skater Tony Hawk (born May 12, 1968) is most famous for being the first skateboarder to land a 900 and the second skater to land a McTwist. …
  • Shaun White. …
  • Ryan Sheckler. …
  • Bob Burnquist. …
  • Steve Caballero. …
  • Bucky Lasek.

Has Tony Hawk ever done a 1080?

Hawk never completed the trick himself but 22 years ago he was the first person to ever complete a 900 on a vert ramp in completion. The 1080 is three rotations in the air and has been done by three people before, but on all occasions, it was on a megaramp.

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