ATLANTA, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Cricket Wireless and Street League Skateboarding (SLS) will bring the SLS Atlanta Pro Demo to Kennesaw, Ga on September 13, 2014, where SLS pros will meet and skate with local fans. The event, featuring Cricket brand ambassador Paul Rodriguez (P-Rod), will take place at the only SLS certified skatepark east of the Rockies. DJ Drama and Rae Sremmurd will also provide musical entertainment during the free event, which is open to the public.
The SLS Atlanta Pro Demo will include a pro skate demo and autograph signing as well as a locals’ “Best Trick” contest, giveaways and fun for all. The community event is a first for Street League Skateboarding in Kennesaw, where local fans can meet SLS pros, including Rodriguez, Tom Asta, Chaz Ortiz, and Ishod Wair, and skate alongside them.
“The skateboarding community has grown so rapidly in recent years, and I can’t wait to meet some of the Atlanta skaters,” said Cricket Ambassador and professional skateboarder Rodriguez, “Skateboarding brings people together across regions, ages and cultures, and it’s been great working with Cricket to give skate communities across the country something to smile about.”
Leading up to the SLS Atlanta Pro Demo event, Rodriguez will be bringing smiles to the Atlanta area by appearing at iconic skate destinations and stopping by a designated Cricket Wireless store. Cricket will also bring its popular 360 experiential activation to the SLS Atlanta Pro Demo event, allowing skateboarders and fans to show off their skills and capture it on a 3D camera for instant social sharing.
“The entire Cricket team is pumped to help SLS highlight skate culture here in the Southeast,” said Jeannie Weaver, executive director of sponsorships and grassroots marketing at Cricket Wireless. “We love that we’re part of elevating the sport with an event that is new to the area, and that we can bring smiles to Cricket Wireless customers and the Atlanta skate community.”
Cricket offers wireless service on a reliable, nationwide 4G LTE network covering more than 280 million Americans; with easy and affordable unlimited plans starting at $35 a month after a $5 credit for using Auto Pay; a great line-up of phones; a loyalty rewards program; and a fresh, friendly experience in stores and online.