Tony Hawk

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Anthony Frank Hawk (born May 12, 1968), nicknamed Birdman, is an American professional skateboarder, entrepreneur, and the owner of the skateboard company Birdhouse. He completed the first documented "900" skateboarding trick in 1999, licensed a video game series named after him published by Activision that same year, and is a pioneer of modern vertical skateboarding. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tony Hawk has received more than 7,004,311 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Tony Hawk is the 19th most popular skater (up from 22nd in 2019), the 4,132nd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,911th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular American Skater.

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  • 39

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  • 3.75

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  • 4.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among skaters, Tony Hawk ranks 19 out of 313Before him are Lidiya Skoblikova, Ludmila Belousova, Hjalmar Andersen, Charles Jewtraw, Magda Julin, and Oleg Protopopov. After him are Sjoukje Dijkstra, Ard Schenk, Kees Verkerk, Bernt Evensen, Herma Szabo, and Eric Heiden.

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Among people born in 1968, Tony Hawk ranks 81Before him are Billy Boyd, Karl Ove Knausgård, Paolo Di Canio, Mohamed Atta, Hassan Ali Khayre, and Traci Lords. After him are Iñaki Urdangarin, Timothy Olyphant, Colin McRae, Patsy Kensit, Ramush Haradinaj, and Robert Jarni.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tony Hawk ranks 4,132 out of 15,968Before him are Hal Roach (1892), Charles Starkweather (1938), Edwin Austin Abbey (1852), Herbert Ross (1927), Ty Burrell (1967), and James R. Schlesinger (1929). After him are Virginia Mayo (1920), Lewis Terman (1877), Don Murray (1929), Donald "Duck" Dunn (1941), Kevin Garnett (1976), and Bugs Moran (1893).

Among SKATERS In United States

Among skaters born in United States, Tony Hawk ranks 3Before him are Tonya Harding (1970) and Charles Jewtraw (1900). After him are Eric Heiden (1958), Nancy Kerrigan (1969), David Jenkins (1936), Terry McDermott (1940), Hayes Alan Jenkins (1933), Dick Button (1929), Tenley Albright (1935), Ken Henry (1929), and Peggy Fleming (1948).

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