Skate For A Cause, Cinco De Mayo Style

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with some of skateboarding's best, at the 3rd annual SKATE FOR A CAUSE, hosted by etnies, at the etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest. The Sheckler Foundation’s event will benefit the charity A.skate, and features an extensive line-up of pro and am riders.

Read on for the who, what, where, when:

May 2, 2012 (San Clemente, CA) – You can join some of the world's best skateboarders to enjoy Cinco De Mayo for the 3rd annual SKATE FOR A CAUSE event, presented by etnies.  There will be a total of five contests occurring throughout the day at the etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest for pro skateboarders to win and help benefit the charity, A.skate. As the on-going contests occur throughout Saturday, there will be booths stationed around the event in the Cinco De Mayo carnival where games and prizes will be offered for those who attend. 

The schedule for the five contests that pro skateboarders will be competing in is listed below:

  • Fred Water Legends Bowl Contest: 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
  • Duracell SkaterCross: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Red Bull Tech Center Best Trick Contest: 2:45 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.
  • CCS Tranny Best Trick: 3:15 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.
  • Duracell Stairs, Hubbas, Rails Best Trick Contest: 3:45 p.m. 

Admission to this event is free, so everyone can have a chance to enjoy Cinco De Mayo 2012 by watching their favorite pros skateboard.  For those that want to hang with the pros inside the skatepark, VIP tickets are available for a $50 donation here:

Check out the list of skateboarders that will be at SKATE FOR A CAUSE, it is stacked with some of the top pros and ams:

  • Aaron Astorga
  • Aiden Campbell
  • Adam Dyet   
  • Alex Midler
  • Andrew Brophy
  • Billy Marks
  • Brandon Biebel
  • Bill Weiss
  • Colin McKay
  • Colin Provost
  • Dave Duncan
  • David Hackett
  • Devine Calloway
  • Fabrizio Santos
  • Felipe Ortiz
  • Greg Lutzka
  • Jake Brown
  • James Craig
  • Jason Ellis
  • Jay Adams
  • Jeff Wright    
  • Joey Brezinski
  • Jordan Hoffart
  • Kevin Romar
  • Kurtis Colamonico
  • Kyle Leeper
  • Lance Mountain
  • Leticia Bufoni
  • Lincoln Ueda
  • Manny Santiago
  • Neal Hendrix
  • Neal Mims
  • Nick Garcia
  • Nyjah Huston
  • Omar Hassan
  • Pat Channita
  • Pat Ngoho
  • Pierre Luc (PLG)
  • PJ Ladd
  • Ronnie Creager
  • Ryan Decenzo
  • Ryan Sheckler
  • Sasha Steinhorst
  • Sean Sheffey
  • Sergie Ventura
  • Shane Sheckler
  • Steve Olson
  • Tony Tave
  • Torey Pudwill
  • Yuri Fachinni

While the contests are going on, event goers can also enjoy the Cinco De Mayo carnival's food, beverages and games provided by:

•           CCS

•           Casey's Cupcakes

•           Chronic Tacos

•           Duracell

•           etnies

•           Fred Water

•           Ford

•           Independent Trucks

•           K1 Speed

•           Metagenics

•           New Era

•           Nixon

•           NMCA

•           Oakley

•           Plan B

•           Red Bull

•           Rock N Bounce

•           Tilly's

•           Skateboarder/Grind Media

•           Woodward

Other charities that have made donations for the event include:

•           A.skate

•           Lemonade for Autism

•           Ocean Festival

•           Thrive

•           Us Too Gym

•           Autism Speaks U

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