My earliest opportunity to contribute was july of 2018, During my mission i had a CIB meetup and met Petrasiniestra and Jessica.rabias , you will love them and they must be apart of this, Petra introduced me to Charo de León, Secretary of the Skatepark Roller Bertical Exploration (RVE) I spent the next few days learning of the skate culture in Puerto Rico. The Stoke is real. The RVE was built by Woodward Miguel Ramos. Who i believe has been instrumental Im growing aggressive quad skating in California. Charo invited me and a squad back for their Christmas party for local kids that in need of a proper Christmas. Thank You RVE. We are honored to participate in this years contest.
The RVE has included a cash prize Female Category Divided into three levels, Novice girls up to 12, Open and Quads.
ROLLER VERTICAL EXPLORATION (RVE) in Quebradilla,PR
This year (2018) will be our fifth (5th) consecutive year of this activity. Our purpose has always been and will continue to be to offer the opportunity to low income children to participate in extreme sports, while sharing the rules of safety and the maneuvers and techniques of the best amateur and professional skaters in Puerto Rico with their families.
This Proposal seeks to collect funds to acquire complete skateboards and essential safety equipment for the practice of this sport. The goal is to acquire 10 complete sets of equipment to be delivered to low-income children of our community of Quebradillas and nearby towns, for the Christmas season.
Description of the Activity
The activity will start with music for the children to meet and make use of the Skatepark. In the park there will be skaters, in designated areas, that will assist the participants in learning new skateboard maneuvers and techniques.
Next, there will be Skateboard, Inlineskate, and BMX competitions. The categories will be divided into Rookies, Females, Open and Masters. The Open category, both male and female, will award cash prizes, with the purpose of attracting advanced competitive skaters. This year in the Female category, we anticipate the participation of female athletes from the State of California. This category will be divided into three levels: Novice (Girls up to 12 years of age), Open, and Quads.
Women's Open Cash Prizes will be as follows:
1st place: $200
2nd place: $150
3rd place: $100
4th place: $50
The families that accompany the children will have an area in the park where they will be able to watch the children practice skateboarding. The park has a kiosk that will sell a variety of refreshments to fund maintaining the facilities.
Finally, a group of professional skaters will demonstrate, for those present, the most extreme and radical maneuvers in order to motivate children to progress further into the sport, should they chose.
Your Cash Donations, are sending 4 Skaters to Puerto Rico to compete in the Christmas Contest, and deliver below gifts to the kids. Covering Airfair, food, transportation and misc expenses. This is a not for Profit event, all funds will be used toward creating a Stoke Session.
10 Skateboards (2 Donated prior to launch)
5 Sets of Roller Skates , (3 donated prior to launch)
one set to be purchased in Puerto Rico to support Local Skate Shop in Puerto Rico
15 sets of protective equipment
Wheels (2 sets donated Prior to launch)
10 sets of Trucks
10 Grip Tape
I cant wait to stoke some kids out rolling verticle and to give the passion of skating to kids for the holidays
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