Skate For A Cause Event Raises Funds To Build Skatepark On Port Gamble S’klallam Reservation

Press Release
April 4, 2013 (San Clemente, CA) - Today the Sheckler Foundation is announcing the skateboarders and sponsors participating in its fourth annual Skate for a Cause event, presented by etnies.  The event that is happening on May 4, 2013 at the etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest will benefit the Sheckler Foundation's "Be the Change" program that is building a skatepark on the Port Gamble S'klallam Reservation.  Skate for a Cause gives skateboarders, sponsors and the community a chance to have fun while giving back to those in need.

Watch your favorite skateboarders compete in the street, bowl and skatercross contests. As of today, confirmed skaters include:

·      Aaron Astorga
·      Alex Midler
·      Bill Weiss
·      Billy Marks
·      Brandon Biebel
·      Corbin Harris
·      Dave Duncan
·      Dave Hackett
·      Eddie Reategui
·      Fabrizio Santos
·      Greg Lutzka
·      Jason Ellis
·      Jay Adams
·      Jeff Wright
·      Jim Gray
·      Jordan Hoffart
·      Jose Rojo
·      Kurtis Colamonico
·      Luis Cruz
·      Neal Mims
·      Nick Dompierre
·      Pat Ngoho
·      Pierre Luc (PLG)
·      Ryan Decenzo
·      Ryan Sheckler
·      Sasha Steinhorst
·      Sergie Ventura
·      Steve Olson
·      Tony Tave

As the contests are going on there will be a festival village with lots of games, food, drinks and prizes.  As of today, confirmed sponsors include:

·      CCS
·      Chronic Tacos
·      Diamond Supply Company & Grizzly Griptape
·      etnies
·      Ford
·      Fred Water
·      GoPro
·      Independent Trucks
·      K1 Speed
·      Nixon
·      Oakley
·      Plan B
·      Red Bull
·      Tilly's
·      UFC
·      Woodward

This contest is part of the Sheckler Foundation's "Be The Change" program that is committed to making people's needs and dreams become reality.  To see more, check out this video to hear directly from Ryan Sheckler about the "Be the Change" project, and just how the Native American Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe got involved: The Sheckler Foundation Be the Change Webisode.

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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!"