Thousands join Tony Hawk in opening Oklahoma City skate park
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Skateboard enthusiasts turned out by the thousands to welcome industry legend Tony Hawk to a new Oklahoma City park.
Hawk made an appearance Sunday for the grand opening of the skate park at Stars & Stripes Park on Lake Hefner. Oklahoma City Parks & Recreation estimates about 3,000 people showed up to see Hawk, Oklahoma-born professional skater Clint Walker and others christen the park.
In a tweet , Hawk thanked Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt and other residents for attending, including “the dude that let me borrow his board after mine broke.”