Oakley Presents the Sheckler Foundation’s 9th Annual Skate For A Cause

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SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Sheckler Foundation and Oakley are proud to announce the 9th Annual Skate For A Cause taking place on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest. Skate For A Cause is a family-friendly event that features a world-class skate jam and carnival aimed to help raise funds for the Sheckler Foundation’s “Be the Change” initiative to support injured action sports athletes and children in need. This event is open to the public from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and admission is free for families, friends and individuals of all ages. For exclusive access into the skatepark, limited-VIP tickets are available for a $50 donation on the Sheckler Foundation website: https://donate.shecklerfoundation.org/products/vip-access-to-skate-for-a-cause.

The charities and past “Be the Change” recipients joining the Sheckler Foundation in raising awareness include: Traveling Stories, Talk About Curing Autism (TACA), Tilly’s Life Center (TLC), Skate MD Team Lilly Foundation, Adaptive Skate Kollective (ASK), SC Skatepark Coalition and Passport 2 Freedom.


2018 Skate For A Cause Schedule:

10:00 a.m.     Gates open to the public for the carnival village
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Athlete warmup/practice
12:00 p.m. – 12:20 p.m. Nitro Cirucs WCMX Best Trick Contest
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Roth Capital Adaptive Skate Best Trick Contest
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Plan B SkaterCross
2:45 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. Red Bull Tech Center Best Trick Contest
3:15 p.m. – 3:40 p.m. OAKLEY Tranny Best Trick
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. TILLYS Stairs, Hubbas, Rails Best Trick Contest
4:30 p.m. Awards
4:45 p.m. SF Raffle winners announced at SF booth
5:00 p.m. Carnival Ends

As the contests take place, the event will host games, drinks, food and giveaways at the Carnival Village from the following sponsors: Woodward West, Tech Deck, Ethika, Chronic Taco, etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest, etnies, Plan B and Zebra House Coffee.

For additional info on the Sheckler Foundation and its 9th Annual Skate For A Cause, follow @SheckFoundation on Twitter and stay connected with the foundation on Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.

About The Sheckler Foundation:

Founded in 2008, the Sheckler Foundation was created as an avenue for Ryan Sheckler, his family, friends and business associates to give back to the community and industry that they are so grateful for. Fueled by the desire to contribute to the many causes that directly benefit and enrich the lives of children and injured action sports athletes, the Sheckler Foundation will produce fundraising events, passion projects and web-based initiatives to raise capital and awareness. Our ultimate goal is to empower our community to “Be the Change!”

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Bob Allen is The Daily Telescope''s senior editor. He is also a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist and a bestselling author. He lives in Los Angeles and covers the intersection of money, politics and finance. He appears periodically on national television shows and has been published in (among others) The National Post, Politico, The Atlantic, Harper’s, Wired.com, Vice and Salon.com. He also has served as a journalist and consultant on documentaries for NPR and ShowTime. In 2014, he was the winner of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers' investigative journalism award, and the winner of the Izzy Award for Journalism from Ithaca College's Park Center for Independent Media. He was also a finalist for UCLA's Gerald R. Loeb Award and Syracuse University's Mirror Award. Before becoming a journalist in 2006, Sirota worked in Washington for, among others, U.S. Rep. Bernie Sanders, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee Minority Staff and the Center for American Progress.