Action Sports Weekend At Downtown Disney District

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COSTA MESA, Calif. (July 20, 2010) – TAVIK kicks off the summer by teaming up with the Downtown Disney District in Anaheim on its Action Sports Weekend, from Friday, July 23 to Sunday, July 25.  For the first time in its history, Downtown Disney® will host the action sports community in a collaborative event featuring performances by top skate and BMX athletes.  As a part of the event, TAVIK will showcase live skate demonstrations and live art performances.

Alongside TAVIK, leading action sports companies including Quiksilver, DC Shoes, The Board Factory and Coppertone have planned activities to light up the big weekend.  On Saturday, July 24 at 6 p.m. a special skateboarding exhibition will showcase Tony and friends in 'Quiksilver Presents The Tony Hawk Skate Jam'. This event will showcase top skateboarders in a 'jam' format and BMX athletes will exhibit on a giant vert ramp located smack in the middle of the Downtown Disney District main plaza.  In support of the event, several renowned athletes, such as Lincoln Ueda, Josh Stafford, Jesse Fritsch, Kevin Staab, Lyn-Z Adams-Hawkins and bmx rider Tom Stober, will accompany Quiksilver team rider Tony Hawk in this unique event.

"The energy of Action Sports Weekend will be sensational and we are looking forward to showcasing our action sports retail partners," says Jean Nicassio, Manager of Downtown Disney Initiatives.

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Starting Friday morning, guests may enter to win a Stand Up Paddle Board at the TAVIK Kiosk, as well as participate in a "Spin the Wheel" contest for a chance to win a variety of prizes such as tees, hats, posters, magazines, and more.

Admission to all Action Sports Weekend events is free. Downtown Disney District is located at 1580 Disneyland Drive, within walking distance of Disneyland Resort hotels and theme parks.  To learn more about TAVIK, please visit www.TAVIK.com.