Hawk To Host Cartoon Network's Hall Of Game Awards


Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk will host Cartoon Network's Feb. 25 Hall of Game Awards, the network announced Tuesday.

The inaugural Hall of Game Awards, produced by Cartoon Network in association with global sports and entertainment media company IMG Media, will honor the year's best sports stars and sports moments as voted on by the public.

"Tony [Hawk] is a world class athlete revered by sports fans of all ages," said Rob Sorcher, Cartoon Network's Chief Content Officer in a statement. "He brings a sense of fun, daring and adventure that will thrill kids and families with a night full of fun and the unexpected."

Hawk added that he's excited to host the awards show. "Like the sports we are honoring, there will be nonstop excitement and all kinds of surprises. Plenty of mayhem and laughs, too, " he said in a statement.

Categories announced for the Hall of Game Awards include "Most Awesome Mascot," "He's Got Game," the award for the best male athlete; "That's How I Roll," which honors the most stylish athlete and "My Bad," the award for the best sports blooper or blunder, said the network.