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Posted: April 19, 2011

Cleveland Rocks!

Tony Hawk Foundation grants help bring skateparks to urban Midwest and rural Native America.

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Posted: April 6, 2011

Tony Hawk To Deliver Keynote Address To U.S. Parks Officials

Tony Hawk will address parks-and-recreation officials at this year's national convention.

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Posted: February 28, 2011

Advancing Skatepark Advocacy

The Tony Hawk Foundation has hired premier skatepark advocate Peter Whitley as its Programs Director. With nearly a decade of work promoting skatepark development, most notably as Co-Founder and former Director of Skaters For Public Skateparks and author of the Public Skatepark Development Guide, Whitley brings tremendous experience and a new perspective to THF.

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Posted: January 27, 2011

Funding Skateparks, Hiring Staff

Communities striving to build free, public skateparks may now apply for grants to help build their parks. And talented individuals with a passion for skatepark development have the chance to apply for either of two staff positions at the Tony Hawk Foundation.

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Posted: December 23, 2010

Aloha To A New Skatepark On The Big Island

Members of Hawaii’s Honokaa Skate Club have an extra reason to celebrate over the Holidays.

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Posted: November 7, 2010

Second-annual Tony Hawk: SHRED Presents Stand Up For Skateparks benefit rocks the Strip

With award-winning DJ Z Trip spinning discs and punk icons X providing the soundtrack to the day, the second-annual Tony Hawk: SHRED Presents Stand Up For Skateparks benefit for the Tony Hawk Foundation attracted 800 guests to the Wynn Las Vegas resort on Saturday, November 6 for a day of fun, food, skateboarding, and music.

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Posted: November 1, 2010

Tony Hawk's Action Sports Carnival Returns To Wynn Las Vegas

Shaun White and punk icons X to join Hawk for unique charity benefit.

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Posted: October 20, 2010

Tony Hawk: SHRED Presents Stand Up For Skateparks a Sold-Out Success in Beverly Hills

7th Annual Tony Hawk: SHRED Presents Stand Up For Skateparks raises $750,000.

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Posted: August 24, 2010

Jane’s Addiction Stand Up For Skateparks

L.A. rock legends Jane’s Addiction will headline the musical program at Tony Hawk: SHRED Presents Stand Up For Skateparks, the Tony Hawk Foundation's annual fundraiser on Sunday, October 17, 2010.

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Posted: August 6, 2010

Tony Hawk Foundation Chooses McBride Park For Fundraiser

The foundation of world-famous professional skateboarder Tony Hawk has chosen a Long Beach skatepark to be the beneficiary of proceeds from its annual pledge-drive at the Tony Hawk: SHRED Presents Stand Up For Skateparks fundraiser in Beverly Hills this October.

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Public Skatepark Development Guide

Public Skatepark Development Guide
Second Edition Released!

The Public Skatepark Development Guide, the indispensable handbook for public-skatepark advocates, is now available in an updated and improved second edition. First published in 2007 by the Tony Hawk Foundation, Skaters For Public Skateparks, and the International Association of Skateboard Companies, the ultimate guide for community-skatepark advocates was available for free, and supplies quickly disappeared. The new 128-page second edition features updated information and expanded chapters, including skatepark vision, advocacy, fundraising, design, and management, plus several supplements and visual aids.

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