April 3, 2012 (San Clemente, CA) – The Sheckler Foundation is proud to announce the skateboarders and sponsors for the 3rd Annual SKATE FOR A CAUSE event, presented by etnies. The event which will take place on May 5, 2012 at the etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest will help benefit A.skate and allow fellow skateboarders, sponsors and the community to have fun while giving back by helping kids on the Autism Spectrum.

Catch your favorite pro skateboarders in the contests at the SKATE FOR A CAUSE event. As of today the confirmed skaters include:

• Adam Dyet
• Alex Midler
• Andrew Brophy
• Billy Marks
• Brandon Biebel
• Colin McKay
• David Hackett
• David Bachinsky
• Devine Calloway
• Fabrizio Santos
• Greg Lutzka
• Jake Brown
• Jason Ellis
• Jay Adams
• Jeff Wright
• Joey Brezinski
• Jordan Hoffart
• Josh Hawkins
• Kurtis Colamonico
• Kyle Leeper
• Lance Mountain
• Leticia Bufoni
• Manny Santiago
• Neal Hendrix
• Neal Mims
• Nick Garcia
• Nyjah Huston
• Pierre Luc (PLG)
• PJ Ladd
• Ronnie Creager
• Ryan Decenzo
• Ryan Sheckler
• Sasha Steinhorst
• Shane Sheckler
• Steve Olson
• Tony Tave
• Torey Pudwill

While the skate contests are happening, there will be sponsors' booths in the festival village with loads of activities, food and drinks. These sponsors include:

• Chronic Tacos
• Duracell
• etnies
• Fred
• Ford
• Grind Media
• Independent Trucks
• K1 Speed
• Metagenics
• New Era
• Nixon
• Oakley
• Plan B
• Red Bull
• Tilly's
• Woodward

Other charities that have made donations for the event include:

• A.skate
• Lemonade for Autism
• Ocean Festival
• Thrive
• Us Too Gym
• Autism Speaks U

For the 3rd annual event, in-kind sponsors include Brown United, Direct Edge Media and Master Plan Communications.

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About The Sheckler Foundation:
Founded in 2008, The Sheckler Foundation was created as an avenue for Ryan Sheckler, his family, friends and business associates to give back to the community and industry that they are so grateful for. Fueled by the desire to contribute to the many causes that directly benefit and enrich the lives of children and injured action sports athletes, The Sheckler Foundation produces fundraising events, passion projects and web-based initiatives to raise capital and awareness. The foundation's ultimate goal is to empower our community to "Be the Change"!
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