Tony Hawk is one of the most famous professional skateboarders in the entire world. One might assume that his daughter would take on the family mantle and have started skateboarding as soon as she could walk.
However, this is not the case. In a video posted to Twitter this past Saturday, Hawk can be seen teaching his daughter how to skateboard for the first time.
Needless to say, it hit us right in the warm and fuzzies.
My daughter overcoming her fear in real time (wait for it). I might have been more nervous than she was. 👧🏼🛹⬇️ https://t.co/IG6awFIHA3— Tony Hawk (@Tony Hawk)1550962928.0
She can be seen shaking her head no as Papa Hawk encourages her with "lean forward.' Eventually she goes for it, and let's just say, the Hawk family may soon have another pro-skater on their hands.
People were here for Hawk's parenting skills.
@tonyhawk @_gnoli Probably the most difficult and crucial thing of parenting: avoiding to transmit our fears and he… https://t.co/6VyYnNWIuH— Marina (@Marina)1550975671.0
So many awesome parts of this video. A.)Watching one of your childhood hero's be an amazing dad, pushing through… https://t.co/2dOLGUkECV— Doug Jossem (@Doug Jossem)1550976302.0
@tonyhawk Tony: Hawks daughter drops in for the first time Me: cries in skate— Golden Snitch (@Golden Snitch)1550969856.0
@duaneface @Carleditpod1 @tonyhawk Always good to see fathers bonding with their daughters. I wish you both the best in life.— ICE = modern day Nazis (@ICE = modern day Nazis)1551025830.0
Some had their own kids embarking on the same skating journey.
@tonyhawk Working on the same thing with my son! https://t.co/PD9pp9SBCL— David Kent Clark (@David Kent Clark)1550978673.0
@tonyhawk So great! Been proud of my daughter too. Not dropping in yet but working her way up https://t.co/mI8H9cfJHd— Sosay (paul paul) (@Sosay (paul paul))1550964768.0
@tonyhawk Just been going through that with my 11 year old. So worrying. https://t.co/b6fm8MKkH1— Sam Elliott's 'Tache (@Sam Elliott's 'Tache)1550965877.0
@tonyhawk Daughters rule!!!! Congrats! https://t.co/e9ohEidNPh— cutmonkey (@cutmonkey)1550982973.0
And most were just impressed with her skills.
HELL YEAH ❤️❤️ YOU GO GIRL!! I'm 27 and I am too scared to do this lmfao she's hardcore. https://t.co/62x1ryKk2Y— Ahnzo Vincente 🏳️🌈⚧♂️🎮🎹🎨🐼 (@Ahnzo Vincente 🏳️🌈⚧♂️🎮🎹🎨🐼)1550997465.0
Keep up the good work!