Who is Lyn-Z?
Lyn-Z is a professional female skateboarder and snowboarder & who has won gold medals in International Championships. Also, Lyn-Z is Travis Pastrana’s wife, an American Professional stunt performer, and Motorsport competitor.
|Full Name||Lyndsey Adams Hawkins|
|Also Known As (AKA)||Lyn-Z|
|Birthday||September 21, 1989|
|Age||33 years old|
|Traits||Positive: Observant, Reliable, and Hard-Worker|
Negative: Pessimistic, HyperCritical, and Excessive Worry
|Birth Place||San Diego, California|
|Currently residing||Davidsonville, Maryland|
|Parents||Ron Hawkins (Father)|
Lynn Hawkins (Mother)
|Siblings||Tyler Hawkins (Brother)|
|Children (2)||Addy Ruth (Daughter)|
Bristol Murphy (Daughter)
|Featured Movies / Shows||Skateboarding Championships|
Tony Hawks (Video Game Character)
|Net Worth||USD 1M+|
Early Life and Childhood
On September 21st, 1989, Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins was born in San Diego, California. Her father is the late Ron Hawkins, and her mother is Lynn Hawkins.
Her birth name is Lyndsey Adams Hawkins, and she has a brother named Tyler Hawkins.
Lyn-Z was partly raised in Cardiff by the sea, California, and Nayarit village in Sayulita, Mexico. Lyndsey, as a child, was athletic.
She started surfing and skateboarding when she was just 6 years old after her brother bought her a membership to the Encinitas YMCA. In memory of her late father, she used to customize her Grip Tapes on Skateboard to RIP.
Lyndsey started using Lyn-Z as her nickname when she was in grade 4. In addition to Skateboarding and Surfing, she also played Baseball, Soccer, Basketball, and Gymnastics.
Before marriage, Lyndsey was in a long-term relationship with Travis Pastrana, which led to marriage. Travis proposed to Lyndsey by getting down on one knee during the Nitro Circus Live World Tour.
He stopped the show for this special moment. Lyndsey then got engaged to Travis on June 4th, 2011.
After getting engaged for 4 months and 25 days, the couple tied the knot. Lyn-Z married Travis Pastrana on October 29th, 2011, near Lyndsey’s home in Southern California.
The couple is still happily married for over a decade and has 2 children.
About Travis Pastrana
Born on October 8th, 1983, in Annapolis, Maryland, Travis Pastrana is an American professional Motorsports Competitor (Car Racer) and Stunt Man. His father is Robert Pastrana, and his mother is Debby Pastrana.
Travis has 2 uncles, one of which was a quarterback at the University of Maryland (1965-1968). Additionally, his grandfather was a Golden Gloves Boxer.
Travis first revealed his wish of riding a motorcycle to his parents at the age of 4.
Following that, Robert and Debby got him a mini 50cc bike. Even at such a young age, he performed various stunts and showed his passion for racing.
As a result, he is a superstar in racing today. Talking about Travis’ education, he attended the University of Maryland just like his uncle Alan Pastrana.
Travis was very much interested in Racing from a very young age. Travis has won many championships and X-Games gold medals, including supercross, Motorcross, freestyle motor cross, and Rally Racing.
He also hosts the extreme sports show called ‘NitroCircus’ and the RallyCross Racing series Nitro Rally Cross. Travis’ father, Robert Pastrana, appeared in the NitroCircus show during the filming of season 1.
However, he cracked his pelvis when he fell from the moving speedboat.
Travis Pastrana and Lyn-Z Children
Travis Pastrana and Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins have 2 children together, 2 daughters, to be specific. Their names are Addy Ruth and Bristol Murphy.
On September 2nd, 2013, Addy Ruth was born to Travis & Lyn-Z and is their first child. On February 26th, 2013, Lyn-Z announced that she was expecting their first child.
Their second daughter Bristol Murphy was born on February 9th, 2015.
Lyn-Z revealed that their firstborn, Addy, is very athletic and described her as a cool baby in an interview. Additionally, she doesn’t like sitting still or being bored, which clearly depicts that she has her parents’ genes.
Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins is a professional athlete excelling in skateboarding. She is the first female skater to skate at the DC Mega Ramp.
Especially when she received the X-Games gold medal, she was the youngest to do so. Backing up the fact that she was just 6 years old when she started skateboarding.
In 2002, she received 3rd and 5th place in the Slam City Jam held in Vancouver, British Columbia. She was the 1st (vert) in the X-Games 10 held in Los Angeles in 2004.
In 2005, she broke her arm, and because of this, in 2006, she missed out on several championships. Above resulted in her being the camera host for the west 49 Canadian open-girls competition held in Hamilton in September.
She was ranked 23rd in the year-end national ranking of 2007. In 2008, Lyn-Z appeared on the cover of Annual Skateboard Directory’s concrete wave magazine.
In 2009, she became the first female to land a 540 McTwist on the Quicksilver Tony Hawk show in Paris, France. Lyn-Z was the 1st (vert) in 2008, 2009, and 2010 following X-Games 13 in Los Angeles, ISFSB world championships in Boston, and XGames 15 in Los Angeles.
Being among the top players in her field, Lyn-Z received numerous sponsorships and modeling offers which continue to date. A few of her sponsors are Ethika, Kicker, Volcom, Nixon Watches, Birdhouse Skateboards, Oakley Eyewears, Type-S Wheels, S-one helmets, K-five Boardshop, and more.
Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins made her video game debut through Tony Hawk’s Project 8. She then became the second female payable skater after Elissa Steamer.
Later she also appeared in Tony Hawk’s Shred, Pro Skater HD, and Ride.
Lyn-Z Net Worth
Lyndsey Adams Hawkins has a net worth of above USD 1.5 million. The leading source for which is her profession as a skateboarder.
On the other hand, her husband, Travis Pastrana, has an impressive net worth of USD 35 million. Travis’s main income source is his career as an extreme sports athlete.
As an athlete, Lyn-Z tries different stunts for different Championships. Unfortunately, in the process, she has been hurt several times.
In 2005, she broke her arm, for which she had to undergo surgery. Because of this, she missed out on many shows and championships.
After taking a year’s break, she made a grand comeback winning Gold Medal in the women’s vert competition at the X-Games 13 in Los Angeles (2007).
Fortunately, besides this, she has not had any life-threatening injuries because the stunts she performs when skateboarding is a massive threat.
Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Her Instagram ID is @lynzskate, and 135K people follow her.
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