Yup – Tony Hawk and his Birdhouse Skateboards team will be coming to San Jose on July 15! The demo starts at 2pm. I recommend getting there early.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Vista, CA (June 20, 2012) –Tony Hawk and his Birdhouse Skateboards team are kicking off the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD presents Birdhouse Left Coast Tour powered by Tech Deck on July 14th, 2012 at the Santa Clarita Skatepark in Santa Clarita, CA. The annual Birdhouse Summer tour gives fans a great opportunity to come out and see some of the best that skateboarding has to offer at many of the finest skateparks on the West Coast. In addition to great street skating demos, Tony and the vert crew will be performing a spectacular halfpipe event at the Sacramento State Fair on Monday, July 16th.
This year’s line-up includes skateboarding legends Tony Hawk, Kevin Staab and Willy Santos, along with an amazing crew of Birdhouse team members, including Aaron “Jaws” Homoki, Shawn Hale, Clint Walker, David Loy, Shaun Gregoire, Clive Dixon, Michael Davis and Elliot Sloan. The halfpipe event will also feature guest appearances by Mitchie Brusco, Neal Hendrix, and Lincoln Ueda.
“It’s been awhile since the Birdhouse crew toured the West Coast,” said Tony Hawk of the tour. “I’m looking forward to checking out some of the great skateparks of the Pacific Northwest and beyond.”
In addition to Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD and Tech Deck, tour sponsors include Quiksilver, Nixon, YoYoFactory®, olloclip iPhoto lens, Ride Channel and the truth® youth smoking prevention campaign. Sponsors will be participating at tour stops with promotions, giveaways, entertainment and product demos. Activision’s Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD on Xbox 360 will be playable to the public.
2012 Tour Schedule
Saturday, July 14 Santa Clarita, CA Santa Clarita Skatepark
Sunday, July 15 San Jose, CA Lake Cunningham Skatepark
Monday, July 16 Sacramento, CA Sacramento State Fair Grandstands
Wednesday, July 18 Truckee, Lake Tahoe, NV Woodward Tahoe
Saturday, July 21 Grants Pass, OR Grants Pass Skatepark
Tuesday, July 24 Spokane, WA Hillyard Skatepark
Thursday, July 26 Seattle, WA Jefferson Skatepark
Saturday, July 28 Vancouver, BC Hastings Skatepark
For demo times and details go to http://birdhouseskateboards.com
For Twitter updates go to http://twitter.com/tonyhawk
About Birdhouse Skateboards
Birdhouse Skateboards was founded in 1992. Tony Hawk became sole owner of the company in 2009 and refocused Birdhouse’s image and branding to reflect its incredible team of riders. Birdhouse has been prominently featured in the Tony Hawk video game franchise since 1999 and has become an international iconic brand. The company distributes and licenses skateboards and skateboard accessories worldwide, with products designed to cover all ability levels. For more about Birdhouse Skateboards, go to www.birdhouseskateboards.com.
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