Tony Hawk Uses a Cane as He Walks the 2022 Oscars Red Carpet After Suffering Major Leg Injury

Tony Hawk Uses a Cane as He Walks the 2022 Oscars Red Carpet After Suffering Major Leg Injury

Tony Hawk is again in motion on the Academy Awards, simply weeks after struggling a significant damage.

The enduring skateboarder, 53, is a presenter on the 94th annual awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. He and spouse Cathy Goodman walked the pink carpet collectively sporting Gucci, and Hawk used a cane whereas having his photograph taken.

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Hawk revealed he broke his femur whereas skating in early March, telling his followers that he anticipated restoration to be “a lot tougher due to its severity (and my age).”

Since then, he is up to date followers on his restoration — and teased his Oscars gig. When his presenting position was first introduced, Hawk tweeted, “If being in each Jackass film, xXx, Police Academy 4 and Sharknado 5 does not qualify me to current on the Oscars, then your style in films wants readjusting.”

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He added in one other tweet, “(I am presenting, btw).”

RELATED: Tony Hawk Suffers a Damaged Femur, Says Restoration Will Be Onerous ‘Due to Its Severity’

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He additionally mirrored on his journey to Hollywood’s greatest night time in an Instagram submit on Monday.

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“Precisely two weeks in the past, I broke my femur on this very spot on my ramp. Listed below are some updates which have transpired throughout that point,” wrote Hawk.

He continued, “I’ve been invited to current an Oscar on the Academy Awards (!?), vastly expediting my wishful timeline for strolling unaided. In different phrases, I do not plan to crutch my method throughout the stage. Hopefully you are not watching the 4K feed so you will not see me grimacing with every step. And because of Gucci for offering garments to my spouse and I for the event since we do not have a closet stuffed with Oscar-appropriate attire.”

The 2022 Oscars are airing Sunday from Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre on ABC.

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