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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:...

2013-08-30 23:17:41

Brad Carter's recent brain surgery has given him hope that he will be able to achieve a life-long dream of recording a studio album. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Millions watched as local musician and actor Brad Carter was required to remain awake during a seven-hour brain surgery at UCLA. Brad played his guitar in the operating room enabling surgeons to position and adjust an electrode being placed into his Thalamus to help control his tremors. A musician most of...

2012-06-12 23:00:54

From the first and most enduring rock star of the skateboarding world, Hosoi is an unflinching tale of dramatic highs and desperate lows–on the board and off. Including interviews with skateboarding stars past and present, and over 100 pictures from professional skate photographers and Hosoi´s own private collection. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 “They called him Christ and his legions of disciples would follow him anywhere.” So begins the incredible story...

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...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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