Tony Hawk, professional skateboarder and beloved video game character, is a bit easier to spot in the real world now thanks to a new set of plates on his car.
— Emojipedia 📙 (@Emojipedia) May 17, 2018
We based the updated design on Hawk’s own skateboard with distinctive 60mm wheels.
— Tony Hawk (@tonyhawk) February 19, 2018
Major vendors such as Apple, Google and Microsoft are expected to support the skateboard emoji – and all the others from Emoji 11.0 – in the second half of 2018. No release dates have been announced at the time of writing.
Above: Tony Hawk’s car sporting a skateboard emoji (modelled after his own board) on the front. Photo: Tony Hawk.