The grind is on for competitors who were accepted into the first-ever competition celebrating skateboarders and supporting Tony Hawk's The Skatepark Project.
PHOENIX, May 31, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Colossal is thrilled to announce that voting has officially commenced for the highly anticipated Tony Hawk's Skatepark Hero Competition. Aspiring skateboarders from around the country are coming together to compete for an awesome experience, all while supporting a meaningful cause.
In this online Competition, two individuals will emerge as champions. First, a "People's Choice" winner will be crowned as the Skatepark Hero through public voting. This victor will receive $10,000 and an unforgettable experience: a skate session alongside the legendary skateboarder and cultural icon Tony Hawk. Another gifted skateboarder will earn the title of "Tony's Pick" by impressing Hawk himself with their exceptional boardslide and/or lipslide skills, landing them a skate session with the legend as well.
"The Skatepark Hero Competition is a celebration of the spirit and talent that drive skateboarding and will shape the future of this incredible sport!" says Hawk.
Skateboard enthusiasts, supporters, and fans are encouraged to cast their votes and help determine the winners of Tony Hawk's Skatepark Hero. With the click of a button, voters will have the opportunity to contribute to the future of skateboarding.
The Competition represents a remarkable collaboration between Tony Hawk and Colossal, aimed at fostering the next generation of skateboarders by benefitting The Skatepark Project. The Skatepark Project, formerly the Tony Hawk Foundation, was founded by Hawk over two decades ago to help underserved communities create safe and inclusive public skateparks for youth. Tony Hawk's Skatepark Hero is proud to support the organization's mission to issue grants to low-income communities by building quality public skateparks and providing guidance to city officials, parents, and children.
By harnessing the power of technology and community engagement, Tony Hawk's Skatepark Hero brings together individuals from all walks of life, united by their passion for skateboarding. To cast your vote and learn more about the Competition, please visit skateparkhero.org.
About Tony Hawk
Tony Hawk is a legendary professional skateboarder, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Widely considered one of the most influential athletes of all time, Hawk has revolutionized the sport of skateboarding and continues to inspire generations with his incredible achievements and dedication to the community.
Colossal is a global leader in modern giving, offering a unique and powerful alternative method for charities to raise money and awareness for their organizations and the important work they do.
Colossal operates Tony Hawk's Skatepark Hero Competition on behalf of DTCare, a nationally registered public charitable organization that will subsequently grant donations from the Competition to The Skatepark Project at the end of the Competition.
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Anne Pritchett, Colossal, (602) 633-4163, [email protected]