Kid at Desert Hot Springs skatepark had no idea he was chatting it up with Tony Hawk

Tony Hawk paid a surprise visit to Guy Tedesco Park in Desert Hot Springs this week only and chatted it up with one of the young skaters there – who is probably going to be a bit surprised to learn the “skater and dad” he talked to is arguably the biggest legend in skateboarding.

The conversation was detailed by Hawk, who is no stranger to these parts, in a tweet:

And while you might be thinking, “hey, this kid is young and so what if he doesn’t know who Tony Hawk is?” Well, reader, Tony has a follow-up surprise for you below:

Oh, Irving.