Where will the pros be at?
Rob Dyrdek will be appearing at his DC/Alien Workshop Skate Plaza at Indian Riffle Park in Kettering, OH along with Steve Berra, Josh Kalis, Arto Saari and others . Willy Santos will be hosting Willy’s Workshop at the Mira Mesa Epicenter in San Diego, Calif. Rodney Mullen, Mark Appleyard, Chris Haslam, Chet Thomas and others will be in attendance at the Dwindle/Transworld event in Venice, Calif.
Things to do for Go Skateboarding Day:
Here are some events across the U.S. that you can attend to support Go Skateboarding Day:
- Fairfax Surf Shop and the City of Fairfax are hosting “SkateFest Fairfax” on June 20-21 at the Van Dyck Skatepark in Fairfax, VA. Proceeds will benefit the National Children’s Hospital Foundation.
- Vans is hosting “Big Riggin 2008” at Viera Regional Park in Viera, FL. The event will include a $3,500 best trick contest, live music and tons of giveaways.
- Woodland Park will play host to “Cosmic Invasion 2008” in Lexington, KY. Quiksilver team riders Danny Garcia, Alex Olson, Reese Forbes, Tim O’Connor and David Clark will be on hand.
- Over 10,000 people are expected to go “Wild in the Streets” of New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago and Las Vegas with the Emerica skateboarding team.
- There will be a 1.2 mile street skate session from Ramona Middle School to Utility Board Supply in La Verne, Calif. *Utility Board Supply is also offering a limited edition Go Skateboarding Day deck with $7 of each deck sale going to the Go Skateboarding Day Foundation.
- Hangout at your local Active Ride Shop and get free Red Bull, prizes from Active and Boosted headphones. Each store is planning something different.
If you'd like to add a large event to this list, please feel free to e-mail me!