birdhouse skateboards1 Tony Hawk Now Sole Owner of Birdhouse Skateboards

According to a press release distributed yesterday from Tony Hawk Inc., Hawk has acquired sole ownership of Birdhouse Skateboards. Former business partner Per Welinder will maintain ownership of the other Blitz brands, including Flip Skateboards, Fury Skateboards, Sk8Mafia, and Hook-Ups.

“Full ownership will give Tony increased oversight and involvement to his biggest priority, the Birdhouse team riders,” the press release says.

The Birdhouse pro team currently includes pro skaters Steve Nesser, Matt Ball, Tony Hawk, Shaun White, Willy Santos and Jeremy Klein.