Tony Hawk and his Birdhouse Skateboards team are kicking off the Quiksilver presents Birdhouse Skateboards MIAtoNYC Tour powered by Tech Deck on August 21 at the West Wind Skatepark in Miami, FL. This summer tradition gives fans a great opportunity to come out and see some of the best that skateboarding has to offer at each of the legendary skateparks and tour spots along the way. Each demo will showcase skatepark street skating, as well as spectacular halfpipe events in Virginia Beach and New York City.
This year’s line-up includes skateboarding legends Tony Hawk, Kevin Staab and Willy Santos, along with an amazing crew of Birdhouse team amateurs, including Aaron “Jaws” Homoki, Riley Hawk, Shawn Hale, Clint Walker, David Loy, Shaun Gregoire and Elliot Sloan.
“I can’t wait to get back on tour with the Birdhouse crew,” said Tony Hawk of the tour. “We are like a family, but our daily gatherings are much more exciting to watch.”
2011 Tour Schedule
8/21 Miami, FL • West Wind Skatepark
8/22 Tampa, FL • Skatepark of Tampa
8/23 Jacksonville, FL • Kona Skatepark
8/25 Savannah, GA • Buckwalter Skatepark
8/27 Fayetteville, NC • Double Decker Skatepark
8/28 Virginia Beach, VA • Virginia Beach (East Coast Surfing Championships)
8/31 Washington, DC. • Frederick Skatepark
9/2 New York City, NY • TBA
9/3 Long Beach, Long Island, NY
For demo times and details go to http://birdhouseskateboards.com/2011tour
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