The 3rd annual Skate for A Cause went down on May 5th at the etnies Skatepark in Lake Forest CA. It was jam packed with smile, money raising for Autism, pro skaters, fun contest, and out right ripping on a skateboard. The host is, of course, Ryan Sheckler. $86,000 bucks was raised
Fred Water Legends Bowl Contest: Sergie Ventura
Duracell SkaterCross: Daniel Vargas
Red Bull Tech Center Best Trick Contest: Kurtis Colamanico
CCS Tranny Best Trick: Charlie Blair
Duracell Stairs, Hubbas, Rails Best Trick Contest.
SKATEBOARDING LEGENDS TO COMPETE IN FRED WATER BOWL CONTEST AT SKATE FOR A CAUSE
April 30, 2012 (San Clemente, CA) – Lance Mountain, Steve Olson, Dave Hackett, Omar Hassan and many other legends of pro skateboarding will be competing in the Shark Bowl at the etnies Skatepark this Saturday, May 5 during The Sheckler Foundation’s 3rd Annual SKATE FOR A CAUSE event. The Fred Water Legends Bowl Contest will kick off SKATE FOR A CAUSE at noon.
The Fred Water Legends Bowl Contest will have an ordered jam session format in the Shark Bowl. It is a black backyard style amoeba pool with a four-and-a-half foot deep shallow end, six foot deep pockets and a nine-and-a-half foot deep end. It’ll be amazing to see the legends dominate the bowl’s death boxes, shallow-end stairs and Tedderstone pool coping.
The list of legendary bowl riders confirmed to be at the event includes:
• Aaron Astorga
• Bill Weiss
• Dave Duncan
• Dave Hackett
• Jake Brown
• Jay Adams
• Lance Mountain
• Lincoln Ueda
• Omar Hassan
• Pat Ngoho
• Sasha Steinhorst
• Sergie Ventura
• Steve Olson
All of the day’s events give skateboarders, sponsors and the community a chance to have fun while giving back to raise funds for A.skate. The A.skate Foundation is a non-profit that allows kids with autism to be a part of the social world through skateboarding. They hold clinics for kids with autism at no cost to the families, give grants to kids with autism for skateboard gear, as well as promote awareness and education.
For additional info on SKATE FOR A CAUSE stay tuned to shecklerfoundation.org.
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 produces fundraising events, passion projects and web-based initiatives to raise capital and awareness. The foundation’s ultimate goal is to empower our community to “Be the Change”!
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