Tony Hawk and Lhotse Merriam Tony Hawk and Lhotse Merriam

Tony Hawk has filed for divorce from his third wife, Lhotse Merriam, People reports.

The 42-year-old pro-skateboarder filed Friday in North San Diego County, Calif. after five years of marriage.

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"We have made the difficult decision to file for divorce," the couple said in a joint statement on Monday. "We remain deeply committed and loving parents to our daughter, and out of respect for that responsibility, we ask that people honor our family's privacy during this important time of transition. Thank you for your understanding."

The pair married in 2006 in Fiji. Hawk has three sons from previous relationships.