A man whose name has become synonymous with skateboarding will perform an exhibition at Plan Nine Skatepark. Spectators can watch Tony Hawk and his sponsor team, Birdhouse Skateboards, perform at St. Louis Outlet Mall Aug. 13.
Hawk is a former professional skateboarder and is considered to be one of the most influential pioneers of modern vertical skateboarding. Other members of the team include Aaron "Jaws" Homoki, Ben Raybourn, Clint Walker, David Loy, Kevin Staab, Willy Santos, Clive Dixon, Mike Davis, Shawn Hale and Shaun Gregoire.
Hawk's performance will begin at 4 p.m. Spectators may watch the exhibition for free from Plan Nine Skatepark's balcony. For $15 visitors may skate at the park the day of the event.
Plan Nine Skatepark is located at 5555 St. Louis Mills Blvd., Suite 373, Hazelwood, MO, 63042. Call 314-227-5294 or visit birdhouseskateboards.com/summertour for more information.