Boarding for Breast Cancer to Host 16th Annual Virtual Skate the Lake

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Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC), a 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation providing breast cancer education, prevention and survivor support programs for young people, announced they will be hosting their 16th annual Skate the Lake event VIRTUALLY today.

Boarding for Breast Cancer Skate the Lake 2019 Photographer: Andrew Sergeant

“We are excited to be hosting the 16th Annual Skate the Lake VIRTUALLY for the first time this year. Now people worldwide can participate in this awesome event, and get educated on breast cancer prevention while being active in their communities.” Lisa Hudson, B4BC President and Co-Founder

Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC), a 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation providing breast cancer education, prevention and survivor support programs for young people, announced they will be hosting their 16th annual Skate the Lake event VIRTUALLY today. Historically this beloved community event is a 28-mile skate bike roll around beautiful Lake Tahoe and the majestic Truckee River. Due to COVID-19 this year’s event will be 100% VIRTUAL! Let your local trail, path, or neighborhood serve as the setting for the push to fundraise and raise awareness for breast cancer prevention. Skate Bike Roll on August 29 in the spirit of Skate the Lake whether that is 28 miles, 7 miles or even just a few laps around your block!

B4BC welcomes people to join in the efforts of reaching their fundraising goal of $30K for their education, prevention, and survivorship programs by registering or donating USING THIS LINK. Each participant is required to raise or donate a minimum of $25 to join in the fun, and registration prior to August 21st is encouraged to secure a special B4BC branded face covering and an entry to win a Yeti cooler.

“We are excited to be hosting the 16th Annual Skate the Lake VIRTUALLY for the first time this year,” said Lisa Hudson, B4BC President and Co-Founder. Now people worldwide can participate in this awesome event, and get educated on breast cancer prevention while being active in their communities.”

Virtual participation will be celebrated and highlighted on @B4BC's Instagram story through shared tags #push4b4bc and #skatethelake. There will be incredible partner prizes awarded to the top 3 fundraisers and lots of opportunities to win additional prizes with raffle tickets, spirit and T shirt contests and more.

B4BC would like to thank all partners for making VIRTUAL Skate the Lake possible including: Yeti, Traeger Grills, Suja, Tahoe Longboards, The North Face, Pura Vida, Blendtec, Go Pro, Vans, Smith, Gnu, Arbor Collective, VonZipper, Nikita, Dakine, Sector 9, and lodging Granlibakken Resort, The Village at Squaw, River Ranch Lodge, North Lake Tahoe Resort Association, and many more!

Check out our 2019 Skate the Lake video HERE to see what the magic of this event is all about! Shareable social assets and event photos can be found HERE.

REGISTER / MORE INFO: B4BC.ORG

About B4BC:
Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that advocates early detection and a healthy, active, and conscious lifestyle as the best means of breast cancer prevention. Founded in 1996, B4BC empowers young people to make positive choices that promote lifelong wellness through grassroots events, educational outreach, sustainability, and survivorship support programs.

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