As part of the Skateboarding is Unstoppable campaign, professional skateboarders MTN DEW, Sean Malto, Mariah Duran, Theotis Beasleyand Chris Colbourn, and popular content creators will take to the streets in July for a series of “Unlock the Spot” events held in the athletes’ hometowns. Each event will give local skaters the opportunity to ride on otherwise off-limits skate spots across the country. The tour will take place in early July and will end at the Summer Dew Tour in Des Moines, Iowa. Key locations will include:
- Burlington, Vermont with Chris Colbourn
- Inglewood, California with Theotis Beasley
- Albuquerque, New Mexico with Mariah Duran
- Kansas City, Missouri with Sean Malto
- Des Moines, IowaSummer Dew Tour with the whole MTN DEW skate team
“I love skateboarding and am thrilled to be a part of Skateboarding is Unstoppable with MTN DEW,” comments Mariah Duran, MTN DEW professional skateboarder and Olympian. “Skate has taught me a lot about challenges and about being grateful for the journey and the lessons. I will never stop learning new tricks and filming in the streets with my friends. joy and can’t wait to unlock a forbidden zone in Albuquerque skating with my childhood friends and the ever-growing skate community back home.”
The Unlock the Spot Tour will end in Des Moines, Iowa during the highly anticipated Summer Dew Tour where the best skaters from around the world will compete in street and park competitions at Lauridsen Park, the largest skate park in the country. The two-day festival will be free and open to the public. The Skateboarding is Unstoppable campaign will also include a full video montage highlighting the tour and real-life testimonials from riders across the country about what drives them to skate, whether it’s the thrill of nailing a new trick or being part of the movement. who elevated skateboarding to the biggest sports scene in the world.
“We are thrilled to launch this exciting new campaign to support skateboarding,” says Matthew Nielsten, Senior Director of Marketing at MTN DEW. “Even though it is now an Olympic sport, skateboarding is still banned in most public spaces and many prominent skate spots are off limits. Skateboarding Is Unstoppable was designed to celebrate what makes the sport special for over 9 million active skateboarders in the United States and finding ways to make it more accessible.”
Stay tuned to DewTour.com and social media for more information on #SkateboardingIsUnstoppable and the upcoming Unlock the Spot Tour throughout the summer.
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