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Hawk Hops on the NFT Bandwagon

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If you’ve ever wanted to own Tony Hawk’s frontside cab, finger flip, gymnast plant, magic dance, or varial 5, now’s your chance. They’ll be up for sale as NFTs tomorrow afternoon. The collection is called “Last Trick” and according to Market Realist, “The collection includes 16,600 ‘mystery containers’—a digital box where the NFT is stored—and one container costs $40.00. With one collectible per container, the rarity of each collectible varies. The rarity is delineated by either carbon, platinum, emerald, sapphire, or ruby. If users complete a set of all five items within the same rarity class, they will be eligible to receive an ‘Immortal Statue’ in that rarity. Numbering the collectibles from 1–30, separated by their rarity class, the collection’s premium NFT are noted in collectibles 26–30 since they represent the ‘Immortal Statues,’ which can’t be bought, only earned.”



Hawk previously had NFTs up for sale on Autograph, and of course they sold out within minutes. Last Trick goes live on Thursday at 5pm ET, and since early access fans have been chomping at the bit since pre access was granted on Tuesday, this round of NFTs aren’t expected to stay on shelves long.

“After seeing how quickly my Preseason Access collection sold out, I was inspired to do something bigger and more personal with my latest assortment of NFTs,” Hawk said. “For The Tony Hawk Last Trick Collection with Autograph, I selected five of my signature tricks to retire and reinterpreted them in animated NFTs that will last forever.“ (Boardroom)

Hawk’s been retiring tricks for awhile now as he slowly leaves the scene. In March, he performed his last ever ollie 540 (which is also up for sale as an NFT). You can watch this version for free, though.

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Watch Unlock the Spot Albuquerque Highlights

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Mariah Duran returns to her hometown in Albuquerque, NM to “unlock” the Civic Plaza for an open skate jam for local skaters. Watch the highlights below.

Mariah was stoked about opening the Civic Plaza to skating for the event as she narrated how they would get kicked out of the place when they were skating there before. She also talked about how the community shaped her into the skateboarder that she is.

The Unlock the Spot in Albuquerque featured cash-for tricks and an open skate jam for the local skaters.

This is the third stop of Unlock the Spot organized by Mtn Dew as part of their “Skateboarding is Unstoppable” campaign. The series of events takes place in Mtn Dew Athlete’s hometowns. Each event would give local skaters a chance to shred spots that are otherwise off-limits to skating.

The fourth Unlock the Spot will be this Sunday at Gilham Park in Kansas City, MO with Sean Malto.

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The first of the series kicked off last July 3 at Hula Lakeside, Burlington, Vermont with Chris Colbourn. The second one was at the Recreation Park in El Segundo, California with Theotis Beasly.

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Mtn Dew’s “Unlock the Spot” Next Stop is in Albuquerque, NM

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Join Mariah Duran and Mtn Dew as they “unlock” the Civic Plaza for an open skate jam with local skaters on July 17 from 11 am to 3 pm. This is the third “Unlock the Spot” event organized by Mtn Dew.

Skate content creator Lamon Holt will also attend the event.

The Unlock the Spot events feature Mtn Dew’s skate team members returning to their hometowns. Together with the locals, they skate in spots in their town that are otherwise off-limits to skating. The series will culminate with the Summer Dew Tour in Des Moines, Iowa on July 29-30.

Watch the highlights of the recent Unlock the Spot in El Segundo, California with Theotis Beasley.

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Mtn Dew’s “Unlock the Spot” Coming to California

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The second of the five Mtn Dew’s “Unlock the Spot” is happening at the Recreation Park in El Segundo, California this Sunday, July 10. Mtn Dew Pro skater Theotis Beasly will grace the event.

“Unlock the Spot” is a series of events located in Mtn Dew athletes’ hometowns. Each event will give local skaters a chance to shred spots that are otherwise off-limits to skating.

The first of the series kicked off last July 3 at Hula Lakeside, Burlington, Vermont. Pro street skater Chris Colbourn returned to his hometown to skate with Lamont Holt, Anthony Ferraro, and Vermont locals inside the coworking campus.

The next two stops will be in Albuquerque, NM with Mariah Duran, and Kansas City, MO with Sean Malto.

The Mtn Dew’s Unlock the Spot series will culminate with the “Summer Dew Tour” in Des Moines, Iowa on July 29-30. The Dew Tour is one of the highly-anticipated skateboarding events attracting the best skaters from across the globe.

The two-day tour features street and park competitions. It will be free and open to the public.

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