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Posted: March 20, 2012

500 Skateparks In 50 States

3/21/12 (Vista, CA) – With a grant award of $10,000 to the Heaven skatepark project in Hartford, Connecticut, the Tony Hawk Foundation has helped to fund more than 500 skateparks in all 50 states. Total grants awarded by the Foundation since launching in 2002 have now surpassed $4-million.

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Posted: March 1, 2012

Tony Hawk Auctions Personal Treasures For Good

Tony Hawk has been helping create free, public skateparks for at-risk youth for over a decade now, and starting today he’s offering a collection of personal belongings and other special items to help raise funds to build even more.

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Posted: February 15, 2012

Tony Hawk Joins Local Skaters To Open Long Beach, CA Skatepark

Tony Hawk and a group of pro athletes joined about 300 city officials and local youth on Saturday for the grand opening of the Ernest McBride Skatepark in Long Beach, California.

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Posted: February 7, 2012

Join THF For Long Beach, CA Skatepark Grand Opening

Come join the Tony Hawk Foundation and the youth of Long Beach, California this Saturday, February 11 for the Grand Opening of the McBride Skatepark. This skate plaza is in the heart of Central Long Beach, and will serve one of the most diverse communities in the country.

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Public Skatepark Development Guide

Public Skatepark Development Guide
Second Edition Released!

The Public Skatepark Development Guide, the indispensable handbook for public-skatepark advocates, is now available in an updated and improved second edition. First published in 2007 by the Tony Hawk Foundation, Skaters For Public Skateparks, and the International Association of Skateboard Companies, the ultimate guide for community-skatepark advocates was available for free, and supplies quickly disappeared. The new 128-page second edition features updated information and expanded chapters, including skatepark vision, advocacy, fundraising, design, and management, plus several supplements and visual aids.

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