Latest Skatepark Stories

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...

2014-02-26 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:...

2014-01-31 23:34:39

Araiza's experience and leadership will be key in 2014. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Uncle Skate Charity a 501 (c)3 non-profit announces its President for 2014 to be veteran skateboarder and skatepark builder Jeff Araiza. With a skatepark collaboration in the works for 2014 for Uncle Skate and municipalities, his previous experience working on skateparks across the United Sates will be a huge help in 2014. Araiza's commitment to the industry and skateboard community is to...

2011-08-15 15:27:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer as Cepia LLC, the makers of ZhuZhu Pets®, release their latest toy DaGeDar(TM) across America, they will also join Tony Hawk and the Birdhouse Skateboards team for the "MIA to NYC" skateboarding tour. As one of the tour's sponsors, DaGeDar(TM) will host a variety of activities and giveaways at each of the nine stops along the East Coast. As a racing game involving collectible balls and tracks, DaGeDar(TM) and...

2011-07-12 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech Deck®, the global leader in fingerboarding and the only brand to authentically replicate skateboarding, is excited to announce that its first-ever U.S. Fingerboarding Championships is partnering with Tony Hawk and the Quiksilver presents Birdhouse Skateboards MIAtoNYC Tour powered by Tech Deck. The U.S. Fingerboarding Championships will join the MIAtoNYC Tour, which will feature the best that skateboarding has to offer, at...

2011-06-20 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MAGIC's dedicated home for all things action sports, RIDE Unltd. is back with the industry's best brands for its sophomore outing this August. RIDE Unltd. will welcome new skate apparel, footwear and hardware brands including Hurley, Quiksilver, DVS, Diamond Supply Footwear, Foxhead, Inc. and Matix. In addition, returning brands from the February 2011 show will include Ambiguous, Fly Society, Huf, Ipath, LRG, Osiris, Primitive, Rogue Status,...

2011-02-22 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MovieTickets.com, the worldwide leader in advance movie ticketing, today announced the sponsorship of one of the best-known professional vert skateboarders, Andy Macdonald, who holds the record for the most X Games medals and has won the World Cup Skateboarding competition eight times. As part of the relationship, the MovieTickets.com logo will receive prominent placement on Andy's helmet and skateboard, and he'll also provide support for the...

2011-02-17 00:00:45

Now skateboarders from around the world can earn great prizes by posting video of their amazing tricks. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) February 16, 2011 SkaterEvolution.com (http://www.skaterevolution.com/) is a skateboarding revolution. By posting video showing mastery of SkaterEvolution.com challenges, skaters earn great, escalating discounts on top-notch skate gear, clothes and much more. Registered users can message other skaters, making friends of fellow skaters from across the street or across...

2010-10-05 02:14:00

ABU DHABI, UAE, October 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, Adrenaline Sports Live presented by RANI returns to amaze adrenaline fans with a series of exciting attractions; the festival organised by United Business Media runs from the 7th - 9th of October 2010 in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE. This year, event organisers United Business Media and action sports organisation Dubai Desert Extreme (DDE) are proud to present the 'RAGE 10th...

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  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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