Hawk Nelson

Christian punk rockers from Canadian Peterborough, Ontario.

Frontman Jason Dunn is an avid skateboarder, so it is not so surprising that he regularly played 2Xtreme on his Sony PlayStation. To play that game you first need to fill in an alias, and that was Hawk Nelson.

How Hawk Nelson got the band name - A fine pair of cowboy bootsThe name Hawk refers to the surname of famous professional skateboarder Anthony Frank Hawk (born 1968), better known as Tony Hawk, the name Nelson refers to a well-known shop in Jason's residence Peterborough: Nelson Western Boots & Apparel.

Now, if you need a fine pair of cowboy boots then here is the address: 203 Lansdowne Street East, Peterborough, ON, K9L 1R1. The GPS coordinates are 44.290164 and 78.29649.

Active: 2003-present, CAN
Site: http://www.hawknelson.com/

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