April 2, 2014 (San Clemente, CA) – The Sheckler Foundation, its sponsors and pro skateboarders will come together for the 5th annual Skate for a Cause, presented by etnies on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Held at the etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest, 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.
Some of the skaters invited include: Chris Cole, Cairo Foster, Christian Hosoi, David Gonzalez, Fabrizio Santos, Felipe Gustavo, Greg Lutzka, Leticia Bufoni, Louie Lopez, Julian Davidson, Manny Santiago, Nick Garcia, Nyjah Huston, Paul Rodriguez, Torey Pudwill and many more. These pro skateboarders are invited to skate the park alongside Ryan Sheckler and compete in contests for cash prizes.
Confirmed sponsors for the 5th annual Skate for a Cause include:
• Brown United
• Chronic Taco
• Diamond Supply Co.
• Direct Edge Media
• Fred Water
• Grizzly Griptape
• Plan B
• Red Bull
• Woodward West
A limited number of VIP tickets are available for a $50 donation on the foundation's site at ShecklerFoundation.org. VIP tickets allow access inside the skatepark; offering front row seats to hang out with pro skateboarders and watch them compete against each other. Stay tuned for additional details on the 5th annual Skate for a Cause, and the lineup of pros and sponsors that'll be there to support the cause.
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About The Sheckler Foundation:
Founded in 2008, The Sheckler Foundation was created as an avenue for Ryan Sheckler, his family, friends and business associates to give back to the community and industry that they are so grateful for. Fueled by the desire to contribute to the many causes that directly benefit and enrich the lives of children and injured action sports athletes, The Sheckler Foundation will produce fundraising events, passion projects and web-based initiatives to raise capital and awareness. Our ultimate goal is to empower our community to "Be the Change!"