Tony Hawk and Bam Margera are part of a select few skateboarders that have legit celebrity status extending past the borders of the skateboard community. The Activision Tony Hawk signature series of video games solidified to the general population what we skateboarders already knew, that Tony Hawk was a superstar. The Tony Hawk game introduced the joy of skateboarding to the public and helped boost the skateboard economy to the healthy levels it has maintained in the past decade.
While accumulating his enormous fortune and fame Tony has never stopped skating. He continues to progress in life and on his board. ‘Perched‘ is his latest video part show casing this progression. – Jason Chapman The National Skateboarding Examiner
I can honestly say that I haven’t worked on a skate video this hard since The End. I never want to do some of these tricks again, but I am proud to have completed them and hope that you enjoy the outcome. And thanks to Z-Trip for resurrecting two classic songs from THPS… I love my job. –Tony Hawk