| May 17, 2012
| 10:21 PM
SAN DIEGO – Skateboard icon Tony Hawk made it his mission to share his financial rewards.
The San Diego native's brand has skyrocketed to amounts that he never imaged. He's been in video games, acted, become an author, has his own clothing line,...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 3:18 PM
The Surfers Hall of Fame has announced its 2012 class of inductees who will be honored in a ceremony in front of Huntington Surf & Sport on Main Street on Aug. 3, during the weeklongU.S. Openof Surfing.
Rabbit Kekai, Dane Reynolds and Andy Verdone will...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Christian Hosoi had it all.
Long before he was legally old enough to drink, the skateboarder nicknamed "Christ" was a stud on the pro circuit who was touted as an emerging rival to the legendary Tony Hawk. Hosoi's fame brought him a lot of money, parties...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 8:42 PM
Writing a column on the final negotiation process for the NFL collective bargaining agreement on Friday for the Sunday paper may be an act of extreme recklessness, given the roller coaster of events occurring hourly. But as they say, no guts, no glory....
| Mar 8, 2012
| 9:48 PM
Sammy Swanson has goals that reach as high as the mountains he has shredded on his trusty snowboard, including one day becoming a Winter Olympian and X Games competitor.
So far, as he's proven himself as among the nation's elite in the sport, it...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 8:37 AM
TEHACHAPI, Calif. (KTLA) -- A 12-year-old boy from Malibu is the first skateboarder ever to complete three full rotations in midair.
Tom Schaar has been skateboarding since he was 4 years old.
He was able to complete a 1080, which is three full spins...
| Sep 2, 2011
Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. On this week's free list: 1) Museum of Mathematics 2) Tony Hawk Skates
What: Celebrate the spectacular world of mathematics with The Museum of Mathematics' FREE, PUBLIC Math Encounter's...
| Sep 2, 2011
The legendary Tony Hawk stopped by to fill us in on the "Tony Hawk Vert Jam Show" flying into high gear today, September 2, at Hudson River Park, Pier 54, right here in New York City.
The Quiksilver Pro New York will be the final destination for Tony's...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 9:52 PM
SAN DIEGO – Professional skater Tony Hawk used Twitter Sunday to play hide and seek with millions of fans around the world.
The San Diego native, along with the help of countless volunteers, hid gift packages loaded with Tony Hawk gear in 45 states...
| Dec 9, 2009
Should a Tony Hawk-endorsed skateboard park be a neighbor to South Los Angeles' cultural landmark, the Watts Towers?
In what could become a battle between athletics and aesthetics, the answer will be up to city officials, who figure to get an earful from...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Of the half-dozen acts that played during Monday night's mega event at Staples Center, perhaps any one of them alone could have filled the arena. But together, those genre-spanning superstars produced a fantastic and unforgettable stage show for the...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Yesterday we saw Microsoft, Electronic Arts and Ubisoft throw at us their best and brightest games of 2010. Overall the gameplay and trailers were improved. Someone in their marketing departments finally realized that the core audience watching these...