Clash at Claremont held their 11th event on Saturday August 12, 2017. Clash is a fundraiser for Grind for Life and the YMCA Krause Family Skate & Bike Park aka Clairemont Skate & Bike Park.
The event ran from 10:30am to 6:00pm. It was fun for the entire family and featured a BMX Demo,
video with @rattymaty
Pro Vert Demo,
Andy Macdonald photo by Jamie Coggins
Skatercross Skateboard Racing,
Congratulations Beaver Fleming, Liam Pace, & Andy Macdonald!
& High Jump,
Jeromy Green – new record holder at 12′ photo by Jamie Coggins
autograph session, Street Best Tricks, Pro Bowl Session,
Andy Macdonald & Mike Rogers photo by Jamie Coggins
live music, and a fun vendor village. Below just some of the many booths that participated and helped make the event possible.
Above Mike Rogers, skateboarder, cancer survivor, inspiration, & founder of Grind for Life. Next door was a photo booth thanks to Indy Booth & My Grey Matterz.
Below the Clairemont Skate & Bike Staff helping attendees have fun and win prizes.
The Marines greeted you at the entrance and challenged you to pull ups.
Across from the Marines were San Diego Harley Davidson, Old Bones Therapy, Mindtwister by H Street, Syck Trix, Ride Brand, AT&T and the Haunted Hotel.
Bill Howe let you spin their wheel to winnings.
Suja Juice let you sample and choose your favorite bottle – which in the heat was very much appreciated as were the San Diego County Credit Union bags for carrying all your goodies.
Park locals had booths including
pro skateboarder Josh Stafford with his Pick Pocket MFG collection and Alim Khan who introduced his skate tool – ALIMINATION sk8.
Inside Bamboo Skateboards booth were hand decks – brought back by Zyler and right next door Tortoise Pads.
Over by the bowl were Plain Skateboard Company, Sector 9 who were making custom hats for attendees and 187 Killer Pads.
Across from the bowl was the Gator Skins booth – they had several team members participating in demos & races and can be found all over the park – literally on Skatercross & the brand new sections.
Clash also invited non-profits including
Keep a Breast empowering young people around the world with breast health education and support, EXPOSURE Skate empowering women & girls through skateboarding, Love Hope Strength Foundation saving the lives of cancer patients “One Concert at Time”, Sheckler Foundation educating, equipping & empowering our community to BE THE CHANGE they want to see, and My Grey Matterz encouraging helmet use within the wheel friendly community & educating participants in brain injury prevention and facts.
The food line up included a fire truck that Dang Brother converted into a wood burning pizza oven. So Cal Lemonade, Bullseye Kettle Corn, Solti,
Maui Wowie, Power Crunch, San Diego Ice, and Bold Brew Coffee.
Till next year – Clash is a wrap. If I missed anything in this recap, just let me know – there’s always room to report on more fun.