Sk8 Wars – LA, March 17, 2012

SKATE WARS Urban Battle AM Tour is an amateur street skating competition that will bring the world of extreme sports into the inner-city and in turn spotlight inner-city skaters to the world of extreme sports.

 

The first SK8 Wars Urban Battle AM Tour will take place at the historic Los Angeles Sports Arena Saturday, 17 March 2012 for a full one-day event 11am – 7pm. The day features $5,000 cash and prizes skate competition and concert. A specialty skate course is being custom-built inside of the Sports Arena, so the most innovative riders will be able to show off their talent for the 1st place grand prize of $2,500 cash and prizes. The top 4 competitors will win cash and prizes.

Professional skateboarder, Anthony Mosley will be joined by a few skate stars, like Jake Brown and Pep Williams. Jake Brown’s style and his mastery of technical and flip tricks led him to his first X Games gold in 2006. Pep Williams is a professional Skateboarder and world renowned photographer. Anthony, Jake, Pep and a few other skateboard legends including Sal Barbier and Fabian Alomar will all be part of the day’s excitement

The concert will be intertwined throughout the day’s competition and will rock the house with performances from some of today’s hottest recording artist from hip hop, to rock.

A thrilling skate competition, great bands and 20 + vendors including Food, Beverages, Action Sports & more, are the perfect combination for a fabulous, family fun-filled day.

Sk8 Wars Urban Battle AM competition is providing a fantastic opportunity for urban skateboarders to get exposure and experience in one largest amateur skateboard competitions in Southern California.

Skate Wars started in Los Angeles, aptly nicknamed The City of Angels and this is where Skate Wars
will help catapult a brand new genre for skating; the urban youth movement.

Skate Wars was the obvious and ultimate outcome born from William Lamar’s non-profit organization, Urban Skateboarding Association, “USA”. USA’s community outreach efforts have included, giving away free skateboards to youths who participated in summer community & graffiti clean-up programs. Lamar also started sponsoring free surf lessons and surf contests at local beaches. USA’s outreach, mentoring and skate workshops were all a part of the dream that led Skate Wars Producer, William Lamar, to create the SK8 Wars Urban Battle AM Tour.