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2014-06-24 08:36:26

CHICAGO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The Street League Skateboarding (SLS) tour is coming to Chicago, and Cricket Wireless, the event's exclusive wireless sponsor, is kicking off the festivities with engaging activities in the city to interact and meet the face of street skateboarding Paul Rodriguez (P-Rod). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140604/94414 Rodriguez is the latest Cricket brand ambassador and is on a mission to get Chicagoans pumped up for the competition. Cricket...

2014-06-20 08:21:35

P-Rod named newest Cricket Wireless brand ambassador in advance of Go Skateboarding Day CHICAGO, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cricket Wireless announces it's the exclusive wireless partner of the 2014 Street League Skateboarding season (SLS), the most prestigious professional competitive series bringing the sport's best street skateboarding to a worldwide fan base. The 2014 SLS season includes nationwide stops and a live telecast on FOX Sports 1. Cricket Wireless encourages...

2014-06-19 16:24:20

Tony Hawk Fans Can Get a Private Tour of the Hawk Headquarters and a Private Skate Demo with Tony, Benefiting his Charity, the Tony Hawk Foundation SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IfOnly, an experiential marketplace that donates a portion of its proceeds to charities, has launched a once-in-a-lifetime experience with Tony Hawk at his Vista, California Headquarters on June 24th. Hawk Headquarters is the world capital of skateboarding and home to Tony Hawk, Inc., Tony Hawk...

2014-05-29 16:24:27

Skate/Street Lifestyle Brand is a teenager-created business venture LOS ANGELES, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jonathan Heit and Alex Trevino are co-CEO's of Black Tie Emporium, a unique teenager-owned, on trend skate/street apparel company launching in Los Angeles in June. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140529/92197 Jonathan and Alex are each 13-years-old. They're avid skateboarders and they're the class clowns of their eighth grade class where they came up with the idea...

2014-05-06 16:29:07

- New Arena Stops introduced in Chicago and Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Street League Skateboarding (SLS) announces the dates and locations of the 2014 SLS Nike SB World Tour--featuring new stops in Chicago and Los Angeles--as well as the first-ever SLS Pro Open season kick-off event. Following its inaugural season with presenting partner Nike SB, SLS is elevating competition skateboarding to greater audiences by partnering with FOX Sports 1 to broadcast tour...

2014-04-23 23:14:28

2014 Clermont Challenge 5K / 10K / Slalom Races - Slalom and Distance Longboard Races Lake Louisa Park Clemont, Florida Safety Harbor, Florida (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The Ian Tilmann Foundation, Inc, the Lake County Tourism Council are sponsoring The 2014 Clermont Challenge 5K / 10K / Slalom Races Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the Lake Louisa State Park, Clermont Florida. This race is historic taking sanctioned skateboard racing to a new level. The day of racing features morning 5K and 10K...

2014-04-16 23:10:15

Rev'd Provision Co. now sponsoring skateboarder Willis Kimbel. Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Rev’d Provision Co. announced today that skateboarder Willis Kimbel has joined its skate family. Kimbel has lived all over the world, including Baltimore, Bermuda, Key West, Italy and San Diego but now claims Portland Oregon and the open road as his current places of residence. Kimbel gained recognition skating the renowned Burnside in Portland, thus launching his career....

2014-03-14 00:23:01

Snowboarding, skateboarding present highest risk for injuries, including concussions; findings support need for greater education, advocacy efforts for safer equipment NEW ORLEANS, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study presented today at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that the thrill of extreme sports comes at a price: a higher risk for severe neck and head injuries. Extreme sports are gaining in popularity: skateboarding...

2014-03-06 12:25:52

FOX Sports 1 inks three-year deal to broadcast world's premier skateboard contest series LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FOX Sports and Street League Skateboarding (SLS) are proud to announce a new multi-year partnership that includes live broadcasts of the world's premier skateboarding contest series on FOX Sports 1 and global distribution through the FOX family of networks. Street League, founded by 20-year professional skateboarder, entrepreneur and TV personality Rob...

2014-02-26 12:23:51

From Chicago to Cambodia, THF seeks to enrich the lives of youth through skateboarding. OCEANSIDE, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tony Hawk Foundation Board Of Directors has announced the nonprofit organization's latest skatepark grant awards, plus a new initiative to expand its International work through a $100,000 commitment to Skateistan, the youth empowerment and educational program in Afghanistan, Cambodia, and South Africa. (Photo:...


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