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Tony Hawk


1968 Born May 12 in San Diego, California
1980 Father, Frank Hawk, forms California Amateur Skateboard League
1980 Is sponsored by Dogtown skateboards
1980 Joins Bones Brigade team
1982 Turns pro
1983 Frank Hawk forms National Skateboarding Association
1983 Appears in Bones Brigade Video Show video
1984 Is considered best skateboarder in the world
1985 Appears in Future Primitive video
1986 Buys first home, appears in Mountain Dew commercial, and graduates high school
1987 Appears in The Search for Animal Chin video
1987 Plays a pizza boy in Gleaming the Cube
1988 Retires from skateboarding but returns to competition
1988 Appears in Public Domain video
1989 Appears in Ban This video
1990 Marries Cindy Dunbar
1992 First son, Hudson, is born; starts Birdhouse Projects
1994 Divorces Cindy Dunbar
1995 Skates in first X Games
1996 Marries second wife, Erin
1997 Is honored with his own Sports Illustrated for Kids trading card
1998 Produces first video, The End
1998 Launches Hawk Clothing
1999 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater video game debuts
1999 Second son, Spencer, is born
1999 Stops competing after landing the first-ever "900" at the X Games
2000 Autobiography, Hawk-Occupation: Skateboarder is published, becomes a New York Times bestseller
2001 Third son, Keegan, is born

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