Tony Hawk: Ride roster revealed

One of the highlights of Microsoft's jam-packed press event at the 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo was the first public look at Tony Hawk: Ride. Hawk, himself, was on hand to show off the game's full-sized skateboard controller, which will allow players to control in-game action much like riding...

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One of the highlights of Microsoft's jam-packed press event at the 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo was the first public look at Tony Hawk: Ride. Hawk, himself, was on hand to show off the game's full-sized skateboard controller, which will allow players to control in-game action much like riding an actual skateboard. (GameSpot's own stage demo is below.)

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Several pro skaters appeared in a video shown during Microsoft's Tony Hawk Ride unveiling, including Paul Rodriguez, Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins, and the legendary Christian Hosoi. Today, Activision reconfirmed that all three athletes would appear in the game, alongside 12 other sponsored skaters. These include newcomers to the series, such as Cara Beth Burnside, Mike Mo Capaldi (pictured), Steve Nesser, and Alex Olson.

The full roster for Tony Hawk Ride is below. Developed by Chicago-based Robomodo, the game is slated to ship this October for the Wii, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3.

TONY HAWK RIDE - SKATER ROSTER
• Alex Olson
• Cara Beth Burnside
• Christian Hosoi
• Daewon Song
• Dustin Dollin
• Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins
• Mike Mo Capaldi
• Mike Vallely
• Nyjah Huston
• Paul Rodriguez
• Rodney Mullen
• Ryan Sheckler
• Steve Nesser
• Stevie Williams
• Tony Hawk

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