Skateboarding has made a cross over and is no longer just a suburban past time. 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...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...Sk8 Wars Urban Battles AM Tour features a specialty skate park inside the Billie Jordan Presscopy(at)gmail(dot)com or 323-383-2687. Tickets for “SK8 Wars Urban Battles AM Tour” are available at the Sports Arena Box Office/Ticketmaster and at http://www.sk8wars.com.