Tony Hawk Foundation Rewards Youth Advocacy

Youth across the U.S. continue to lead the charge for free, public skateparks in their communities. Skateboarding is now practiced by more than five-million Americans, though it has yet to receive the recognition or level of service afforded more traditional sports.

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Kids Building Communities

Charlotteville, VA

The evidence is clear—youth need more recreational opportunities, as the number of overweight and obese youth has more than tripled since 1980 (

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Skatepark Grants Available

ntering its fourteenth year supporting at-risk youth, the Tony Hawk Foundation has opened its application for grants to help fund the construction of free, public skateparks in low-income communities across the U.S.

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CDC Report Supports More Skateparks

A recent report from the U.S. Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC)* reveals that teens aren’t getting the exercise they need to meet minimum health standards.

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Cash For Concrete

Communities seeking to build public skateparks for their growing number of skateboarders and BMXers have an ally in the Tony Hawk Foundation. And they have until midnight, February 1 to apply for grant funds from the foundation to help build their park.

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Stars Align In Beverly Hills

Action-sports legends and mega-watt celebrities came together to raise money for the 9th-annual Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD Presents Stand Up For Skateparks, benefiting the Tony Hawk Foundation.

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