Thank You, Skateboarding skateboard button

Description (Brief):

"Thank You, Skateboarding" skateboard button is round and black with white printing. Hawk began competing at age 12 and turned pro at 14. He is an innovative vert skater competing in 103 competitions before he was 25 and was the first to land a 900 in competition. In 1999, Hawk created the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater video game franchise which became one of the most popular video games in history. Hawk retired in 1999 but continues to skate in exhibitions and demos and the Tony Hawk Foundation has funded over $5 million to over 550 skatepark projects throughout the world.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: skateboarding

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2019.0311.03.4Accession Number: 2019.0311Catalog Number: 2019.0311.03.4

Object Name: button, skateboardingskateboarding button

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 in; 2.54 cm


Record Id: nmah_1972749

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