JOHNNY ROMANO SKATE JAM RAISES OVER $100,000
FOR MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION

(HOUSTON, TX) – November 26, 2008 -  South Shore Distributing and Fallen Footwear are proud to announce that the 12th Annual Johnny Romano Skate Jam raised $100,082.31 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Over 50 top professional skateboarders including, Billy Marks, Dennis Busenitz, Jamie Thomas, Erik Ellington, Ernie Torres, Chris Cole, Nick Dompierre, Josh Harmony, Lizard King, Danny Montoya, Peter Ramondetta, and more competed in a series of best trick contests to raise money for Make-A-Wish.

2008 Johnny Romano Skate Jam Results:

BOWL JAM:
1ST Place:          Andrew Langi $5000 Donation
2nd Place:          Josh Mattson     $2500 Donation
3rd Place:  Tony Cervantes  $1000 Donation

ZUMIEZ BEST TRICK:
Winner:            Chris Cole          $2000 Donation

STREET BEST TRICK:
1st Place:       Chris Cole            $5000 Donation
2nd Place:        Gilbert Crockett   $2500 Donation
3rd Place:         Sean Malto           $1000 Donation

As skateboarding’s largest and most well-known charity event, The Johnny Romano Skate Jam has raised over a half-million dollars for The Make-A-Wish Foundation since its inception.

Sponsors of the 12th Annual Johnny Romano Skate Jam for Make-A-Wish include Fallen Footwear, South Shore Distributing, Zumiez, KR3W clothing, Spitfire Wheels, Zero Skateboards, XingTea, Southside Skatepark, Independent Trucks, TransWorld SKATEboarding Magazine, Thrasher Magazine and Spotlight Productions.

A special thanks goes out to all the sponsors, skaters and volunteers who helped make this year’s event a huge success.