Industry News 4/9/2015

EVENT: Etnies Presents the Sheckler Foundation's 6th Annual Skate for a Cause

The Sheckler Foundation and etnies proudly partner up to present the 6th Annual Skate for a Cause at the etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest. To be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., the Cinco De Mayo weekend event will help raise funds for the Sheckler Foundation's "Be the Change" initiative to help injured action sports athletes and children in need. Families, friends and individuals are all welcome to attend this public event, free of charge. People can watch their favorite skateboarders participate in contests, enjoy food and play games to win prizes.


2015 6th Annual Skate for a Cause Schedule:
10:00 a.m. – Gates Open to the Public
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Legends Bowl Practice
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. – JAKKS Pacific Legends Bowl Contest
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Volcom SkaterCross Contest
2:45 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. Red Bull Tech Center Best Trick Contest
3:15 p.m. – 3:40 p.m. – etnies Tranny Best Trick Contest
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Tilly’s Stairs, Hubbas, Rails Best Trick Contest
4:30 p.m. – Awards
4:45 p.m. – Raffle Winners Announced
5:00 p.m. – Carnival Ends

This year’s list of confirmed skaters includes:
•    Aaron Astorga
•    Dave Bachinsky
•    Matt Berger
•    Charlie Blair
•    Aiden Campbell
•    Kurtis Colamonico
•    Ronnie Creager
•    Julian Davidson
•    Ryan Decenzo
•    Dave Duncan
•    Eddie “El Gato” Elguera
•    Yuri Facchini
•    Jim Gray
•    Dave Hackett
•    Eddie Hadvina
•    Tyler Hendley
•    Kelvin Hoefler
•    Chris Joslin
•    Greg Lutzka
•    Trevor McClung
•    Alex Midler
•    Steve Olson
•    Julian Padilla
•    David Reyes
•    Jeremiah Risk
•    Mike Rogers
•    Kevin Romar
•    Fabrizio Santos
•    Manny Santiago
•    Tom Schaar
•    Christian Sereika
•    Ryan Sheckler
•    Kane Sheckler
•    Jamie Tancowny
•    Tony Tave
•    Danny Way
•    Bill Weiss
•    Jeff Wright

Confirmed sponsors for the 6th annual Skate for a Cause include:
•    etnies
•    Tilly’s
•    Red Bull
•    Volcom
•    JAKKS Pacific
•    CCS
•    Ford
•    Plan B
•    Rastaclat
•    Tech Deck
•    UFC
•    Woodward West
•    Direct Edge Media
•    Chronic Tacos
•    Brown United
 
To get up close and personal with the professional skateboarders inside the skatepark, the Sheckler Foundation is asking for a $50 donation through the foundation’s site at ShecklerFoundation.org. Be sure to donate and reserve a spot; tickets are selling quickly and space is limited.

For additional info on the Sheckler Foundation, follow facebook.com/shecklerfoundation, LinkedIn, @SheckFoundation on Twitter and @ShecklerFoundation on Instagram.