Jordan Hoffart Wins Skateboarder Magazine’s Make-A-Wish Benefit Skate Jam
Professional Skateboarder Dustin Dollin Matches The 1st Prize Donation for a Total of $7,500
San Clemente, CA (May 29, 2011) – SKATEBOARDER Magazine’s 2nd annual Best Trick & Skate Jam benefitting the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles proved to be a momentous occasion on several levels today at Stoner Park in Los Angeles. Over 45 professional and amateur skaters turned out to raise funds and awareness for the much-loved Foundation.
The first major event to occur at world-class Stoner Skate Park drew local community members and top names in skateboarding including Eric Koston, Heath Kirchart, Mike Carroll, Vincent Alvarez, Dustin Dollin, Josh Kalis, Alex Olson, David Gonzales, Matt Miller, Theotis Beasley, Raven Tershy, and many more.
Perfect Memorial Weekend weather saw progressive tricks and unbelievable jam sessions for a packed plaza. On hand to witness it all was child, Dylan Matheu, who not only got to meet every professional skateboarder he’d ever dreamed of, he was able to skate and hang with them at his leisure. “Today’s event was great! It was so wonderful to see the skateboard community embrace the Foundation,” said Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles Corporate Alliances Manager, Brooke Dafesh. “We are so grateful of all the support and money that was raised to help us continue to grant the wishes of children.”
As the event came towards a close, legendary wildchild Dustin Dollin swooped in unannounced ripped the park and then surprisingly matched the first prize donation of $2,500. “Today’s event could not have gone better, great weather, tons of great skateboarding and having the support from the local community and the skate industry to focus on a great cause was amazing,” said SKATEBOARDER Editor, Jaime Owens. “And what a better way to end the day was having our friend Dustin Dollin match the top prize donation. It was fantastic.”
“Best Trick” Contest Results:
1st: Jordan Hoffart $2500
2nd: Micky Papa $1500
3rd: Jordan Maxham $1000
Each rider will have the winning prize money donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation in their name.
Check back for more coverage for the event.