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Tony Hawk Smiles and Signs for Campbell Residents

Tony Hawk and the Birdhouse Team visited Bela La Vie store in downtown Campbell for a meet and greet.

made a star appearance to the new store on Sunday.

Hawk met Campbell residents and autographed everything from skateboards and posters to hats and shirts.

Mason Beddo, a 12-year-old boy, said, “I was excited because he’s never been here. He’s been a pro since forever and he’s still skating.”

Beddo began skating on a Tony Hawk skateboard when he was 4 years old. He said he hopes to someday be as good as him by continuing to practice.

People of all ages and sizes were excited to meet Hawk including adults who have followed Hawk’s success throughout their lives, teens who look up to Hawk as inspiration and kids who became Hawk fans ever since taking up skating.

gave samples of California rolls and tuna rolls to fans. Charmagne Faules, general manager, said Steve is putting some art in their restaurant, so she wanted to return the favor.

“It’s all about helping out in the community,” said Faules.

, which is part boutique, part art gallery, in June.

Steve was a pro skateboarder back in the ‘80s when he was friends with Hawk. As part of Hawk’s Left Coast Tour, he stopped at Bela La Vie before his afternoon demonstrations at Lake Cunningham Park. 

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