Photo Booth Tony Hawk for Skateparks event in Las Vegas, Nevada
Photo Booth Tony Hawk In November 2009 from Classic Photo Booth LLC in Las Vegas, NV at The Wynn for event.
The Photo Booth Tony Hawk had a custom wrapping, background, and logo and was definitely a hit.
Las Vegas Debut Of Tony Hawk Foundation Benefit A Success
Tony Hawk: RIDE Presents Stand Up For Skateparks achieves goal to assist east Las Vegas skatepark.
11/7/09 (Las Vegas, NV) — Skaters in east Las Vegas will see an improved public skatepark in their neighborhood. Thanks to the success of the inaugural Tony Hawk: RIDE Presents Stand Up For Skateparks benefit at the Wynn Las Vegas. One year in the making, the Las Vegas debut of the foundation’s signature benefit event surpassed expectations by raising over $630,000. Helping the Tony Hawk Foundation pursue its mission to bring free, quality public skateparks to low-income.
So Tony set up personal ramp on top of one of the resort’s swimming pools in Wynn, Las Vegas. So family-centric action-sports carnival filled the surrounding area with games, food, activities. A special musical performance by Rancid, the chance to test the new Tony Hawk: RIDE video game. Vert Demo with Tony and skaters Andy Macdonald, Bucky Lasek, Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins, and Kevin Staab, plus BMX pros Jamie Bestwick, Simon Tabron, and Dennis McCoy.
Several of Tony’s celebrity friends also attended, including Andre Agassi, Erik Estrada, BMX legend Mat Hoffman, T.J. Lavin, Holly Madison, Sal Masekela, Aubrey O’Day, UFC fighters Chuck Liddell, Frank Mir and Gray Maynard, UFC President Dana White, and others.
During a special Pledge Drive, Tony Hawk and event Guests donated over $78,000. The improvements to Freedom Skatepark in east Las Vegas, a neighborhood challenged by high crime and poverty. Working with local skaters, plus professional skatepark designer SITE Design Group and builder California Skateparks, the Tony Hawk Foundation will use the funds to add a street plaza to the existing but modest Freedom Skatepark.
The event program also included an awards presentation. Recognizing two individuals whose dedication and generosity have helped further the foundation’s mission to bring free, quality public skateparks. Ron Burkle has hosted the Stand Up For Skateparks event at his home in Beverly Hills, California. For the past five years, and is responsible for helping establish the foundation’s primary fundraising event. Continuing his commitment to supporting underserved communities, he pledged $25,000. Also recognized was Peter Whitley, a co-founder of the all-volunteer Skaters For Public Skateparks advocacy group. Author of the Public Skatepark Development Guide, a book co-published by the Tony Hawk Foundation. So the book become the primary tool used by skatepark groups and city officials across the country.
In addition to the presentation live and silent auctions allowed Guests to bid on several exclusive auction items and experiences. including a DUB Edition Customized Tony Hawk 2010 Dodge Challenger RT, a bicycle signed by seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong, the opportunity to be a character in the next Activision Tony Hawk video game or roadie for a day with Miley Cyrus, plus luxury vacation packages, signed memorabilia, and other unique items.