Page 8 Recent Posts

Posted: September 10, 2009

Tony Hawk brings skating to inner cities

Tony Hawk does not compete in skateboard competitions anymore. He retired from that part of his life ten years ago, at the age of thirty-one. But he still skates and he still works in the industry.

Read More

Posted: June 26, 2009

Keeping His Promise

When Tony Hawk told 11-year-old Nathan Lazarus that he would name a skatepark after him, the youngster didn’t take him seriously.

Read More

Posted: May 28, 2009

Fundraising for South Kitsap Skatepark

Leslie Reynolds can't do a kick turn or an ollie. At 56, she's not about to try a 180, let alone a 360. But Reynolds, whose 15-year-old son Zack Taylor has been skateboarding since he was 3, is behind South Kitsap's skater crowd all the way.

Read More

Posted: May 6, 2009

A Skatepark For Native Americans, A Skatepark For Everyone

The Tony Hawk Foundation Board of Directors has announced its Spring 2009 skatepark grant awards. Twice annually the foundation’s Board selects skatepark projects that best match several criteria.

Read More

Posted: January 14, 2009

Public Skatepark Development Guide Second Edition Released

The Public Skatepark Development Guide, the indispensable handbook for public-skatepark advocates, is now available in an updated and improved second edition. First published in 2007 by the Tony Hawk Foundation, Skaters For Public Skateparks, and the International Association of Skateboard Companies, the ultimate guide for community-skatepark advocates was available for free, and supplies quickly disappeared.

Read More

Posted: December 16, 2008

THF Supports First Concrete Skatepark In South Carolina

The Tony Hawk Foundation Board of Directors met in December to select the recipients of its Fall 2008 Skatepark Grants. Among the 27 communities to receive a grant is Columbia, South Carolina, whose proposed 16,000-square-foot Owens Field Skatepark project will be the first custom-concrete skatepark in South Carolina, and also the first skatepark project in the state to qualify for a Tony Hawk Foundation grant.

Read More

Posted: November 12, 2008

THF Raises Over $1-Million For Public Skatepark Development

Action-sports pros and the entertainment elite were on-hand Sunday for the fifth-annual Activision Presents Stand Up For Skateparks, where over $1-million was raised for the Tony Hawk Foundation and its mission to bring free, quality skateparks to low-income communities across the United States.

Read More

Posted: June 18, 2008

$164,000 Facility Opens As Officials And Youngsters Celebrate

This gives me hope," skateboarder J.J. Hudson said Friday morning at the opening of the new Greeneville Skate Park.

Read More

Posted: June 18, 2008

City's skate park opened Saturday

Warrensburg skaters look forward to skatepark Grand Opening. The skate park, whose design and development have been in the works since 2000, is finally ready for all the skaters in town and its grand opening was Saturday.

Read More


Public Skatepark Development Guide

Public Skatepark Development Guide
Second Edition Released!

The Public Skatepark Development Guide, the indispensable handbook for public-skatepark advocates, is now available in an updated and improved second edition. First published in 2007 by the Tony Hawk Foundation, Skaters For Public Skateparks, and the International Association of Skateboard Companies, the ultimate guide for community-skatepark advocates was available for free, and supplies quickly disappeared. The new 128-page second edition features updated information and expanded chapters, including skatepark vision, advocacy, fundraising, design, and management, plus several supplements and visual aids.

Join Our Mailing List

Read our Privacy Policy.


©2014 Tony Hawk Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

Served in 39ms on Plant.