Spitfire Benefit Wheels and Skate Jams
5Boro, Red Bull, and Emerica are donating over $3,000 for best trick contests at the Brooklyn Banks Skate Jam. Spitfire will release a benefit wheel at the event to help raise money to improve the Banks.Leo, Spanky, Herman, Trujillo, and Daewon will be in attendance to kick it off. August 27, 1-5 p.m. Back to the Banks best trick contest.
Similar deal in Philly. Love Park skate jam August 28, 4-8 p.m. Spitfire will release a benefit jam there as well. Profits go to the Love Park Foundation. Spanky, Herman, Leo, and Trujillo will be there.
dlxsf.com has the wheel graphics and more details.
Joe Kral put together a group show titled “Skate Or Die.” All 50 hand painted skateboards are being auctioned off and 100-percent of the proceeds are being donated to build a skatepark back in his hometown- Faribault, MN.
The online auction system for the skateboards is set up on state-press.com.
Let the bidding begin… People can also bid on the boards at the New Image Art Gallery too. and photos from the opening night are also posted on the site.