Saturday, June 7, 2014

Austin X Games kicked off with Tony Hawk downtown half pipe demo

The inaugural X Games Austin kicked off Thursday with an early evening skateboard and BMX demo by Tony Hawk and friends attended by thousands of fans from Austin and around the world. Hawk is the iconic skateboard king who helped popularize extreme sports in the U.S. The 46-year-old Hawk put on an impressive display on the giant half-pipe positioned a block in front of the state capital building that equalled the efforts of skaters... Continue reading at