Tony Hawk Officially Joins Lakai

“I have been drafted … thanks to extreme nepotism.”

By //Sports

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk joins his son Riley in teaming up with Lakai.

Joking on Twitter that he linked up with Lakai due to “extreme nepotism,” the 49-year-old icon shared a vignette announcing his latest major move. In the official clip from Lakai and Hawk, the latter can be seen answering questions in a mock press conference. “The best thing about having a pro skater for a son is that you can ride his coat tails right through your midlife crisis,” reads a previous quote from Hawk. In recent months, Tony Hawk was also featured in the new “The Flare” video from Lakai. Since parting ways with the inactive Adio, Hawk has been without an official shoe sponsor and partner; his son, Riley Hawk, already has his own shoe with Lakai.

You can take a look at Tony Hawk’s official Twitter announcement below, and check out the video of his Lakai “press conference” above. Earlier this year, Lakai teamed up with Krooked Skateboards for a new capsule collection.

To learn more about Tony and Riley Hawk’s relationship, check out this August conversation between the two.

Read Full Article
Source
Thrasher
Image Credit
The Talks
SkateboardingLakaiTony Hawkvideos

You may also like

RONE Unveils New Loafer Capsule
Footwear

RONE Unveils New Loafer Capsule

More elevated skate footwear.
2,366 Hypes 0 Comments
Talking Skating and Sobriety With the Legendary Tony Alva
Sports

Talking Skating and Sobriety With the Legendary Tony Alva

Looking back on his 44-year professional career.
4,603 Hypes 0 Comments
Dana White Announces Conor McGregor Will Battle Interim Champ Tony Ferguson
Sports

Dana White Announces Conor McGregor Will Battle Interim Champ Tony Ferguson

“It’s the fight that makes sense and is the fight that has to happen.”
8,445 Hypes 0 Comments
Hannibal Buress Is Working on a Comedy Hip-Hop Album
Music

Hannibal Buress Is Working on a Comedy Hip-Hop Album

It’s not just comedy raps.
1,013 Hypes 3 Comments
SOL-SOL Channels Tony Soprano With Knitwear Capsule
Fashion

SOL-SOL Channels Tony Soprano With Knitwear Capsule

Influenced by lazy days around the pool.
2,877 Hypes 1 Comments


What to Read Next

Union Los Angeles Launches In-House Clothing Brand
Fashion

Union Los Angeles Launches In-House Clothing Brand

Staple items, made in Japan.
6,690 Hypes 0 Comments

Twitter Doubles Character Limit for Everyone
Tech

Twitter Doubles Character Limit for Everyone

More space to speak your mind.
1,673 Hypes 0 Comments

Under Armour Presents the Microsoft Xbox One x Curry 4 "More Power" VIP Kit
Footwear

Under Armour Presents the Microsoft Xbox One x Curry 4 "More Power" VIP Kit

Customized by Mache Custom Kicks.
9,908 Hypes 0 Comments


Shepard Fairey to Launch Largest-Ever Solo Exhibition in LA
Arts

Shepard Fairey to Launch Largest-Ever Solo Exhibition in LA

Spotlighting around 200 works.
4,836 Hypes 0 Comments

MUJI's Minimalist Micro Huts Are Now for Sale
Design

MUJI's Minimalist Micro Huts Are Now for Sale

Exclusively in Japan.
13,856 Hypes 0 Comments

King Krule and Babylon LA Partner for Exclusive Pop-Up Shop
Fashion

King Krule and Babylon LA Partner for Exclusive Pop-Up Shop

Featuring limited merch.
4,048 Hypes 0 Comments

More ▾