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Wednesday, December 1, 2010

The Skateboarding Hall of Fame Awards 2010 and Fundraiser

Skateboarding Hall of fame 2010: the event will honor skateboarding legends Torger Johnson, Stacy Peralta, Steve Caballero, Eric Koston, Bob Burnquist and Patti McGee
Have you seen him? Steve Caballero in 2009, one of the six inductees at the Skateboarding Hall of Fame 2010.
Ph. Steve Potwin
The International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC) and Skatelab have confirmed the hosting of an invite-only event be held at The Cooper Building in Los Angeles on December 4th. The event will honor skateboarding legends Torger Johnson, Stacy Peralta, Steve Caballero, Eric Koston, Bob Burnquist and the first female inductee, Patti McGee and will feature both a silent and live auction of skate memorabilia as well as musical guests. Proceeds from ticket sales and auction items will benefit the Go Skateboarding Foundation which sends kids to “skate-camp” on a scholarship and supports skateboarding related charities. Autographs, memorabilia, cocktails, appetizers, art auction, a raging good time and isTia will also be there! Tickets for skateboarding industry friends and family are $100 donation to the Go Skateboarding Foundation.

IASC Members receive a $25 discount per ticket. This year IASC is also honoring the Revolutionaries of Skateboarding and inducting Craig Stecyk into the Skateboarding Hall of Fame. The invitations have gone out, the inductees have been announced and the VIP tables are almost sold out! But you can still get the few tickets left.

The 2nd annual “Skateboarding Hall of Fame” celebration will be hosted by skate legends, Lance Mountain and Steve Berra. The event will feature a live musical and the chance to gather with the elite skateboarding community to honors its most beloved sport and pastime, and to tip their hats to those who have shaped and influenced skateboarding throughout the years. To read more about the inductees, read on isTia’s blog a resume of Patti McGee’s life and the other skate legends.

About IASC:
The International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC), a non-profit organization that represents the united voice of the skateboard industry to the outside world, was founded in 1994. In 2003, IASC was restructured into the organization that founded Go Skateboarding Day. Driven by skate industry leaders, IASC strives to promote skateboarding and increase participation, educate, and save members money. For further information, please visit

About Skatelab Skateboard Hall of Fame and Museum:
Skatelab Skateboarding Museum, located in Simi Valley, educates people about the history of skateboarding worldwide. The museum inside SKATELAB of California is home to the Skateboarding Hall of Fame’s inductees’ tribute display, which was founded in 1997. With more than 50,000 visitors each, Skatelab shows a collection of more than 5,000 vintage skateboards as well as skateboarding memorabilia. Skateboard history lives on at Skatelab.

The party is on Saturday, December 4, 2010
6:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Cooper Building & Design Space
860 S. Los Angeles St. 11th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90014


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posted by Xavier Lannes @ Wednesday, December 01, 2010 


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