Tony Hawk and Hot Wheels launch a new skate line with fantastic touches and tweaks
The new Hot Wheels Skate line debuted Wednesday as part of a partnership between Hot Wheels and skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, which will put a fantastic spin on skateboarding in its sets and touches.
Much like the looping tracks and laps that Hot Wheels cars race around, the Hot Wheels Skate Keys will literally skate over donuts, giant piranhas, and roller coasters, among other cool elements in its skatepark sets.
To make fingerboarding easier for young children, the line will also include tiny shoes that clip onto the boards, making it easier to pull off stunts. The shoes can easily be removed for more experienced players who can already perform miniature stunts.
The line will first launch as a Walmart exclusive in August with a $30 amusement park skate set. Smaller skate sets from $3 for a fingerboard up to $15 for a Drop-in skate set Assortment of obstacles to use to build a skate park.
Tony Hawk and Hot Wheels have also collaborated on a limited-edition life-size Birdhouse skateboard deck, which will be signed by the skater and include a matching fingerboard.
This $350 Wildfire Freestyle board and fingerboard will be available on the Mattel Creations website.
The Hot Wheels Skate announcement comes a week after the release ofwhich brings Hot Wheels themed cars and tracks to the Xbox and PC video game.