"Stand Up For Skateparks" Returns
Posted by Chet Kincaid on Aug 29, 2013 - 5:46:58 PM
BEVERLY HILLS—For the sixth year in a row, skateboard icon Tony Hawk will hold his "Stand Up For Skateparks" event in
The 10-year anniversary will take place at the Green Acres Estate on October 5.
Tony Hawk At Last Year's Event. Photo Credit: www.standupforskateparks.org
The event includes some of the best in the skateboarding world, including BMX riders on Tony Hawk's vent ramp. There will also be silent and live auctions, a musical performance, food, drinks and celebrity spectators.
"Stand Up For Skateparks" was created to assist the Tony Hawk Foundation. Hawk, who helped bring skateboarding into the mainstream, uses the proceeds to create free, public skate parks in deprived areas of the country.