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Tony Hawk to hold demo in Winnipeg July 15

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Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk will be in Winnipeg on July 15 where he and his crew will do a live skateboarding demonstration at 3 p.m. at Polo Park's Sport Chek location.

Hawk, 45, is on a tour as part of his new partnership with Sport Chek and Quiksilver. Hawk and his crew will hit the ramp for a 45-minute vert skateboarding demonstration that will presented free of charge to spectators.

Hawk, considered one of the most influential skateboarders of all time, will give autographs to the first 75 people.

Vert skateboading is riding a skateboard on a vertical ramp such as a half-pipe or bowl and performing tricks.

Hawk will also appear on Saturday at Calgary's Deerfoot Mall Sport Chek at 3 p.m. and July 18 at Toronto's Sherway Gardens Sport Chek at 3 p.m.

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