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2nd Annual "Skate for the Troops!"
November 13, 2010 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm$1 – $5
Oceanside, CA – Once again this amazing group of longboarders from southern California will be holding their 2nd Annual Skate For The Troops on 13 November, to raise funding and awareness for the Semper Fi Fund!
The group will meet at Torrey Pines State Beach at 9:00am and will bus up to Buccaneer Park off S.Pacific St and Morse St, where they will begin their 20 mile trek at start at about 10:15am. They will be heading down Highway 101 until they come to Torrey Pines State Beach!
The event, hosted by Honey Skateboard’s rider Derek Smith, was a success last year earning over $1,200 at last year’s event (which does not include any online donations to the Semper Fi Fund). If you would like to make a donation in support of this event, go to the Semper Fi Fund’s donate page and select Skate for the Troops from the events drop-down.
100% of the proceeds they raise will benefit the Semper Fi Fund!
There will be a raffle at the end and you can win decks, wheels, trucks, hats, and tickets will be $2 for 1 ticket and $5 for 3 tickets. 100% of all the proceeds raised will be donated to the Semper Fi Fund.
If you would like to participate or volunteer for this event, please contact Derek Smith at Derek@honeyskateboards.com.
Thank you to all the sponsors: Honey Skateboards, Randal Truck Co., Gravity Skateboards, Loaded, Sector 9, Abec 11, MuirSkate.com, Orangatang, Khiro, Seismic, riders and volunteers.
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Come out and cheer on this fantastic group of Skateboarders!!!
Skate for the Troops 2009
By Alex Mancuso
On November 14th thirty two skaters rode from Oceanside to Torrey Pines State Beach in southern California. These skaters young and old rode their boards 27 miles to raise funds and awareness for the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. This non-profit foundation uses donations to help support injured Marines and Sailors in the American Armed Forces. The event, hosted by Honey Skateboard’s rider Derek Smith, was a success earning $838 on the day of the event. This does not include any online donations to the Semper Fi Fund. Even though the event is over you can still donate to the cause, simply visit www.semperfifund.org and select Skate for the Troops to donate. Thank you to all the sponsors and volunteers.