It may have been raining, but that didn’t stop celebrities from attending the annual fundraiser benefiting the Tony Hawk Foundation! Stand Up For Skateparks was the place to be in Beverly Hills on Sunday October 17, 2010. Attendees got to preview the new Activision video game, Tony Hawk: SHRED, and were also treated to a Vert demo with Tony Hawk on his personal ramp AND a performance by Jane’s Addiction!
The Foundation was established in 2002 by professional skateboarder Tony Hawk to promote and provide funds for high-quality public skateparks in low-income areas throughout the USA. Thus far, the Foundation has awarded over 3.2 million dollars to 463 communities. This year’s event included a special Pledge Drive for a skatepark in Long Beach, CA where there is a grassroots community effort to build a park.
To see all of my photos from the event, visit my website HERE
The following photos are courtesy of the Tony Hawk Foundation.
Tony Hawk flies a frontside air during the Vert Demo at Tony Hawk: SHRED Presents Stand Up For Skateparks, 10/17/10, Beverly Hills, CA. Photo by Jody Morris
Jane’s Addiction perform at Tony Hawk: SHRED Presents Stand Up For Skateparks, 10/17/10, Beverly Hills, CA. Photo by Jody Morris