There is already true inner city skating talent in Los Angeles, and SK8 Wars Urban Battles AM Tour competition will spotlight them.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 07, 2012
Skate Wars Production, LLC fast tracks skateboarding excitement and competition in L.A., with the first “SK8 Wars Urban Battles AM Tour” at L.A. Sports Arena Saturday, March 17, from 1 to 7p.m. Celebrity skateboarding judges will evaluate inner city youth who compete for a total of $5,000 in cash and prizes.
Professional Skateboarder, Anthony Mosley is host of SK8 Wars Urban Battle AM Tour 2012. while top skateboard superstars like Jake Brown, Gold winner, X Games 2006, plus professional skateboarder Pep Williams are judges. Other SK8 Wars Urban Battles AM Tour 2012 judges include legends Sal Barbier and Fabian Alomar, one of the original Z-Boys.
It looks like skateboarding has made a cross over, and is no longer just a suburban past time. Since urban youth have recognized and are excelling in this sport, Sk8 Wars is preparing the community to support this activity. “We want to bring celebrity skateboarders to inner city youth and create a platform to support hidden stars in the community,” SK8 Wars founder, William Lamar said. There is already true inner city skating talent in Los Angeles, and the Sk8 Wars competition will spotlight them.
While the competition takes place in the concert room at the L.A. Sports Arena, music lovers and skating enthusiast can enjoy Sk8 Wars Urban Battles AM Tour’s all day, hip-hop/ rock concert performances hosted by skateboarder Darris Love. Artists include headliner Soulja Boy, The New Boyz, Rick Thorne & Good Guys in Black, The Ranger$, Stretford End, DA Wonder Broz and Brian James
“Skateboard competitions foster support, passion for extreme sports and excitement, and they bring us out doors together,” said Lamar. “It’s another option for urban youth to keep physically active while having fun, and it beats video games by a long shot for fitness.”
The most innovative of skateboarders will show off their talents to thousands of skateboard enthusiasts and judges. The 1st place athlete will win $2,500 in cash and prizes. Sk8 Wars Urban Battles AM Tour features a specialty skate park inside the LA Sports Arena. Also, great bands and 20 + action sports, food, beverages and entertainment vendors.
As Sk8 Wars Productions, LLC recognized the need for economically viable alternatives to keep kids physically fit, educated and entertained, they knew it was important to provide a safe forum for friendly competition and quality entertainment.
SK8 Wars Urban Battles AM Tour is the ultimate outcome for Skate Wars Productions, LLC founder, Williams Lamar. He began his mission in Los Angeles to help start a new genre for skating. Skate Wars Productions, LLC community outreach efforts include giving away free skateboards to youths who participate in summer community and graffiti clean-up programs, free surf lessons and surf contests at local beaches, mentoring and skate workshops.
FOR MEDIA REQUEST contact Billie Jordan Presscopy(at)gmail(dot)com or 323-383-2687. Production Office / HOT LINE # 310-695-6571 Tickets for “SK8 Wars Urban Battles AM Tour” are available at the Sports Arena Box Office/Ticketmaster and at http://www.sk8wars.com. General Admission - $20 in advance and $25 at the gate. VIP Tickets - $50 (Subject to Ticketmaster handling fee)