Vans Appointed Tony Hawk as Brand Ambassador

The famous footwear brand Vans has appointed retired professional skater Tony Hawk as its global brand ambassador. Hawk will be promoting Vans’ skating initiatives around the world. Apart from this, he would produce a new professional vertical skateboarding competition as well.

The retired skater if from the United States, and he is popularly known as a pioneer and the best skater in the world. Also, he was the very first skater to complete the 900 trick, a 2.5-revolution or 900 degrees aerial spin that is performed on a skateboard ramp.

Speaking about the association, Hawk said, “Vans has supported skateboarding since the very beginning and never wavered in its commitment, even with massive mainstream success. I have always respected their integrity, so it is an honor to officially join forces and help continue to grow skateboarding culture in the most authentic way possible.”