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Ann Arbor Skatepark Action Committee Announces The RedBelly Boardshop Grinds of March Eight-time skateboarding world champion and 19 time X Games medal winner Andy Macdonald will be in Ann Arbor March 13 for a skateboarding demonstration sponsored by RedBelly Boardshop in support of the Ann Arbor Skatepark Fund at the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation. The Ann Arbor Skatepark Action Committee proudly presents pro skateboarder Andy Macdonald for a weekend of fundraising events March 12 and 13, 2010. The main event of the weekend will be The RedBelly Boardshop Grinds of March, a family-oriented indoor public skate jam with “street” and halfpipe skateboarding contests held at 704 Airport Plaza on Saturday, March 13, from noon to 6:00 PM. The spectator portion of the event is free, with a suggested donation of $5. The beginning, intermediate and advanced skateboarding contests are $10 to enter. Over $1,000.00 in prizes will be up for grabs. HELMETS ARE REQUIRED TO SKATE. ANYONE 12 YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT. ALL PARTICIPANTS UNDER 18 MUST HAVE A WAIVER SIGNED BY A LEGAL PARENT OR GUARDIAN. Andy Macdonald is one of skateboarding’s best ambassadors and most skilled professionals, known to millions of skateboarders all over the world as Andy Mac. Andy’s versatile style and tremendous experience allow him to excel in street skating, skateparks, vert, pools and mini-ramps, making him popular with many different groups of skaters. Andy was crowned skateboarding’s World Champion eight years in a row in the World Cup Skateboard Series. He has competed in every X Games since its inception and owns 19 medals—more than any other skater. Known for his clean image, Andy has made many high profile TV appearances in recent years, promoting a positive drug-free lifestyle. Andy Mac was the first person to ride a skateboard in the White House. Starting at noon, there will be public skateboarding and inline skating on a “street” course and halfpipe. Contests will be held throughout the day. There will be a vendor’s area featuring local merchants. Local DJs Forest Juziuk, Chuck Sipperley, and Raj Mahal, as well as Chicago DJ and former pro skater Johnny Fonseca will perform throughout the day. Ann Arbor rock band Mazinga will play live during the final skate jam. Food and beverages will be available on-site. The RedBelly Boardshop Grinds of March is sponsored by Redbelly Boardshop, Airport Plaza, Zingermans, Fingerle Lumber Company, Who Skates, Launch Board Shop, Acme Mercantile, PLUSkateboarding, Vault of Midnight, Sun & Snow, Local Chaos, Arbor Brewing Company, Red Hawk Bar & Grill, Roos Roast and many others! About the Ann Arbor Skatepark Action Committee: The Ann Arbor Skatepark Action Committee is a coalition of parents, skaters, teachers, business and community leaders, dedicated to the development of a public skatepark in Ann Arbor. Their mission is to build a free, public, concrete skatepark as a permanent resource for residents in the Ann Arbor area. The skatepark will be designed and built by an experienced skatepark contractor, and include local skaters in the design process.
Black Irish, Mazinga and Dark Red perform Rock music for your listening pleasure.
Bio: Ann Arbor, MI-based Mazinga draws its inspiration from garage punk and comic books, playing in a self-dubbed style of "maximum cosmic punk." Formed in Nov. 1995, the group (who take their name from a Japanese cartoon robot) have played regionally and completed a small west coast tour. They’ve rel...See Full Bio
Come see Mazinga this Sat. Jan 15th at Woodruffs in Ypsilanti for the LOCO GNOSIS 5 Year Party!
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