October is a monster month for skateboarding legend Tony Hawk. His newest video game — Tony Hawk: Ride — is sure to make a splash when it hits store shelves. He’s also hosting the Stand Up for Skateparks event, which helps raise money to build skateparks in areas that can’t afford them.
Boys’ Life recently spoke to Hawk about his work spreading the skateboard gospel. Read about it in the October issue of BL, and listen to exclusive excerpts by clicking on the audio players below.
Tony on what makes his new video game his best:
Tony on a Stand Up for Skateparks success story:
Tony on why kids’ opinions are most important: