Tony Hawk gets candid in Until the Wheels Fall Off documenrary.
The HBO Original documentary film TONY HAWK: UNTIL THE WHEELS FALL OFF will debut Tuesday, April 5th. It is directed by Sam Jones and centers around intimate new interviews with Tony Hawk himself. The film is an all-encompassing look at the skateboarder’s life. It will cover Hawk’s legendary career and relationship with the sport with which he’s been synonymous for decades. Tony Hawk, a pioneer of modern vertical skating who is still pushing his limits at the age of 53, remains one of the most influential skateboarders of all time.
The documentary features never-before-seen archival footage. In addition, the film chronicles Hawk’s meteoric rise from an awkward teen outsider in the extreme sport of the 1980s to multiple X Games gold medalist, trick innovator, entrepreneur, and 12-time National Skateboard Association world champion.
Upping the visual spectacle is a soundtrack that resonates with the sounds of the 1970s, ’80s, and ’90s. The film includes The Clash, The Sex Pistols, Echo and The Bunnymen, Joy Division, Pavement, Oingo Boingo, The Replacements, XTC and New Order.
Today, Tony Hawk posted that he has broken his femur on his Instagram. He stated that it will be a more complicated recovery because of its severity and age, but he is up for the challenge.