Most children today have heard the name Tony Hawk. This superstar helped to make skateboarding a respected, mainstream sport. How well did Tony do in his first competition? How did Tony name his stalefish trick? Offer your students more than just the standard information about the skateboarder nicknamed Birdman. Excite your readers with this biography of Tony Hawk, a respected sportsman, a devoted father, and a world-famous icon of skateboarding.