Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk and his friends are coming to Virginia Beach for JACKALOPE on June 3rd

March 15, 2023 / By audreane

After an incredible demo last summer in Montreal, get ready for an unforgettable show that will take place this time in the United States!

Skateboard legend comes to Virginia Beach

JACKALOPE Virginia Beach will host one of the best skateboarders in the world, Tony Hawk! Considered the godfather of professional skateboarding, he left a significant impact on the sport, in addition to winning more than 70 competitions he invented new tricks and created his own foundation. Tony Hawk will be accompanied this year by several of his friends, including the queen of the ramp, Reese Nelson. At only ten years old, the Canadian skater takes to the Vert and rides with the greatest skateboarders, and her skills have earned her a place in the birdhouse crew.

Also part of the Vert Showdown during JACKALOPE:

Local Virginia Beach skateboarder Collin Graham. He has won many contests during his career, including the Vans Pool Party in 2016 and has a talent that will keep our eyes glued to him. Elliot Sloan and Mitchie Brusco! Already a five-time X Games medalist, Elliot Sloan recently won the gold medal. As for Mitchie Brusco, he is the first to have achieved a 1260. Also nicknamed “Little Tricky” he has been skating since he was 3 years old and he has been able to prove himself and demonstrate that he did not became one of the best skaters for nothing.
Bucky Lasek, American professional skateboarder and rallycross racer. He is one of only two Vert skaters to have won three consecutive X Games gold medals! Tom Schaar, the youngest gold medalist at the X Games thanks to a “1080”, which he was the first to win!

Make sure you don’t miss this opportunity to admire some of the best riders in Vert gathered together at the same festival!


WHAT: Vert Showdown by Tony Hawk & friends Saturday night from 8:30 pm to 9:15 pm
WHERE: During the JACKALOPE on the beach in front of Neptune Park, Virginia Beach