We're stoked to show off the official list of skaters set to appear in http://www.1up.com/do/gameOverview?cId=3159495 -- all 16 of them. Beyond that, we list their role in the game, and list every Tony Hawk game they've been in, along with a factoid on each to brighten your day.
Tony Hawk Age: 39 Role: Career Skater Also in: Every Hawk title (duh) Wikipedia Fast Fact: "Tony's" full name is Anthony Frank Hawk.
Bob Burnquist Age: 31 Role: Career Skater Also in: THPS 1, 2, 4, THUG, THUG2, THAW, THP8 Wikipedia Fast Fact: Burnquist is the only skater to go over a loop ramp with a gap in it (OP King Of Skate) Not only was the loop gapped, but Bob also did the gap switch.
Dustin Dollin Age: 27 Role: Hardcore Also in: THP8 Wikipedia Fast Fact: Dollin is a goofy-footed professional skater from Katoomba Australia.
Jeff King Age: 27 Role: Rigger Also in: THP8 Wikipedia Fast Fact: Jeff King is an American soldier (the oldest buried in Arlington National Cemetery). No, wait. He's actually the host of Built to Shred on Fuel TV.
Nyjah Huston Age: 12 Role: Career Skater Also in: THPG is his Hawk debut Wikipedia Fast Fact: Huston went to the X GAMES at the age of 11, making him the youngest competitor in the history of the event. He placed 8th in the men's skateboard street.
Bam Margera Age: 28 Role: Rigger Also in: THPS3, THPS 4, THUG, THUG 2, THAW, THP8. Wikipedia Fast Fact: Margera owns a music label, Filthy Note Records, and has directed videos for Clutch, Turbonegro, Viking Skull, Vains of Jenna and several for CKY.
Lance Mountain Age: 43 Role: Hardcore Also in: THPG is his Hawk debut Wikipedia Fast Fact: Mountain was first sponsored by Variflex in 1981 before joining Powell Peralta a year later, where he formed a strong friendship with Stacy Peralta, the team leader and director of the Bones Brigade video series.
Rodney Mullen Age: 41 Role: Rigger Also in: All but the original THPS Wikipedia Fast Fact: In 1988, Mullen left the University of Florida, where he had been studying Biomedical Engineering for four years.
Andrew Reynolds Age: 29 Role: Hardcore Also in: THPS, THPS2, THPS3, THPS4, THUG, THAW Wikipedia Fast Fact: He is nicknamed Drew, The Boss, Spock, and Turtle Boy.
Jereme Rogers Age: 22 Role: Hardcore Also in: THPG is his Hawk debut Wikipedia Fast Fact: Girl's most recent pro, Jereme Rogers, was let go on April 18, 2007.
Ryan Sheckler Age: 18 Role: Career Skater Also in: THPG is his Hawk debut Wikipedia Fast Fact: He idolized Tony Hawk and wanted to invite him to his 7th birthday party. Hawk attended the party and took some time to practice with Sheckler.
Arto Saari Age: 26 Role: Career Skater Also in: THUG Wikipedia Fast Fact: Finnish skateboarders voted Arto Saari to the list of 100 Greatest Finnish Persons in a vote held during the summer of 2004 by the Finnish Broadcasting Company. Arto Saari reached 26 in the list.
Daewon Song Age: 32 Role: Rigger Also in: THAW, THP8 Wikipedia Fast Fact: Daewon was born in Seoul, Korea on Feb. 19, 1975. When he was 13, a neighborhood kid gave him his board.
Vanessa Torres Age: 21 Role: Rigger Also in: THPG is her Hawk debut Wikipedia Fast Fact: She is sponsored by Element Skateboards and is part of Team Element, also by Boost Mobile and Villa Villa Cola.
Mike Vallely Age: 37 Role: Hardcore Also in: THPS4, THUG, THUG2, THAW, THP8 Wikipedia Fast Fact: AKA Mike V (his last name is pronounced Val-ee) resides in Long Beach, California.
Stevie Williams Age: 28 Role: Career Skater Also in: THAW, THP8 Wikipedia Fast Fact: Stevie appeared as a secret character in NFL Street 2.
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