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2014-02-01 00:20:38

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Freestyle Skateboarding Fanatics is a newly created Facebook community that offers a place for those who subscribe to the freestyle skateboarding lifestyle to share their experiences through photos and videos. The community fan page says, "Freestyle Skateboarding is not a hobby, it's a way of life!" and promises those who "like" the page, "gnarly videos, dope tricks, and hot girls!" Within just a few short days of being created, the fan...

2014-01-23 23:30:34

Skateboard ramp company, OC Ramps, teamed up with Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties to fulfill a wish for Ojai, CA teenager diagnosed with brain cancer. The organizations worked with the teenager to build his own custom skate park. Ojai, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 After 7 months of planning and almost 3 months of construction, Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties, who grants wishes for children with life-threatening medical condition, presented 15-year-old Jonah with his Skate Park Wish on Saturday, January...

2013-12-23 23:20:45

Jonah of Ojai underwent surgery Jan. 9 at 14 for an aggressive form of brain cancer: glioblastoma multiforme. When Make-A-Wish came to visit Jonah, he wished for a skateboarding structure, so he and his friends could hang out and skate. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Dare to dream! If you could have one wish, what would it be? Make-A-Wish is committed to making wishes come true for children with life-threatening medical conditions, believing that a wish experience can be a...

Ray Wings Sold To Consumers Can Be MislabeledAnd Include Vulnerable Species
2013-08-13 12:11:30

PeerJ Genetic testing by DNA Barcoding, has revealed which species are sold under the commercial term 'ray wings' in Ireland and the UK. The blonde ray, given the lowest rating for sustainability in the marine conservation society's good fish guide, was the most widely sold. Samples from the only retailer to label products as originating from more sustainable sources demonstrated high levels of mislabelling, substituted by more vulnerable species. Therefore, consumers cannot make informed...

2013-01-25 08:21:30

Emmy-Winner Peewee Piemonte signs on as Director of Skate God! LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that one of Hollywood's leading stunt coordinators, two-time Emmy-winner, Peewee Piemonte (SouthLAnd), will be making his directorial debut with the Dystopian skateboarding 3D film Skate God, with Esti Ginzburg (Twelve) onboard as the female lead. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130125/DC48296 ) Skate God is an original story and screenplay by...

2012-12-18 05:01:56

In time for year-end holiday gift giving, the manufacturers of Skate Fenders, a breakthrough safety product that protects the feet and ankles of hockey players, is offering 20% off all purchases made via the product´s web site through Jan. 15. Gaylord, Michigan (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 In time for year-end holiday gift giving, the manufacturers of Skate Fenders, a breakthrough safety product that protects the feet and ankles of hockey players, is offering 20% off all purchases made...

2012-03-13 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thrasher Magazine and Aurasma, the world's leading augmented reality platform, are partnering to bring augmented reality technology to the promotions around Thrasher and CONVERSE's five-day Death Match skating and music event at the South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) in Austin Texas. Using the free Aurasma Lite app for iPhones, iPads and high-powered Android devices, SXSW attendees and skating fanatics can launch the 2012 Death Match video...

2011-11-09 15:13:00

VAN NUYS, Calif., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Easton-Bell Sports, Inc. - a leading designer, developer and marketer of branded sports equipment and accessories under the Easton, Bell, Giro, Riddell and Blackburn brands - today announced its largest and most aggressive commitment in skate innovation through its recent purchase of MLX Skate's technology. The newly created Easton Speed Institute will combine MLX's innovative skate insights with Easton's design and engineering prowess,...

2011-08-24 12:00:00

TSO Studios announces the release of their video based instructional app TSO Skate featuring skateboarding icon Paul Rodriguez. (PRWEB) August 24, 2011 TSO Studios announces the release of their video based instructional app TSO Skate featuring skateboarding icon Paul Rodriguez. Fresh off of his win at the Dew Tour Portland Invitational and heading in to this weekendâs Street League Championship, Rodriguez said, âœIâm hyped to be partnered...

2011-06-13 09:21:00

DALLAS, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Skate Buds International Corporation partners with the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Dallas for the Skate Buds Get Fit Stay Fit summer fitness camp, starting June 14, 2011. Go to http://www.skatebuds.com to get an exclusive look at Skate Buds, strap-on heel skates. From February to May, Skate Buds International Corporation sponsored a 12 week after-school pilot fitness camp for the Boys and Girls Club of Mesquite, Texas. The 12 week after-school...