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  • Tony Hawk will act as a special advisor to CEO Justin Kenna and the GameSquare group of companies
  • Tony launched the popular video game franchise Tony Hawk™ Pro Skater™
  • Tony also founded The Skatepark Project, which has donated more than US$10 million to build more than 600 public skateparks in the US
  • Tony has a social media following of more than 20 million
  • GameSquare Esports is an international gaming and esports company
  • GameSquare Esports Inc. (GSQ) opened trading at C$0.39 per share

GameSquare Esports (GSQ) has appointed legendary skateboarder, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Tony Hawk as a strategic advisor.

Mr. Hawk continues to push the limits of his sport, and his iconic Tony Hawk’s™ Pro Skater™ video game franchise is a longtime global success.

Tony Hawk will act as a special advisor to CEO Justin Kenna and the GameSquare group of companies.

“Tony is an amazing person that is an iconic brand in his own right,” said Justin Kenna, CEO of GameSquare.

“We are humbled that Tony is willing to share his experiences in business, entertainment, sports, video games, and digital media with our leadership team as we grow GameSquare into a leading esports company. We have incredible people with amazing professional experience, and I look forward to working with Tony to accelerate our growth and our progress. In many ways, Tony represents the best of what we do at GameSquare; he is highly sought after by global brands and resonates with an influential group of fans, enthusiasts, and professionals. Tony bridges the gap between brands and fans in an authentic way and has been doing it successfully, and with integrity, for decades.”

“GameSquare is an innovator in esports, and I’m already impressed with what Justin and his team are building,” said Tony Hawk.

“Esports and video games are bigger than ever, so it’s paramount for companies to authentically connect great brands with hardcore fans. Throughout my career, I have understood that perseverance, creativity, and self-confidence are critical to success. I believe that Justin is building something special; his vision for GameSquare is inspiring. I look forward to sharing my own experience and my approach to success with the GameSquare team.”

Tony Hawk is considered to be the most successful skater of all time. Throughout his professional career, Tony pushed the boundaries of skateboarding. In 1999, Tony launched the popular video game franchise Tony Hawk™ Pro Skater™, published by Activision. The newest version, Tony Hawk’s™ Pro Skater™ 1 + 2, is available on PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch. Tony also founded The Skatepark Project, which has donated more than US$10 million to build more than 600 public skateparks in all 50 US states. Hawk has a social media following of more than 20 million.

GameSquare Esports is an international gaming and esports company headquartered in Toronto. 

GameSquare Esports Inc. (GSQ) opened trading at C$0.39 per share.

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