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The Signal Hill Speed Run Movie Fundraiser Marcus Rietema
The Signal Hill Speed Run movie Fundraiser Marcus Rietema
Aptos, CA
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The Signal Hill Speed Run movie Fundraiser Marcus Rietema. One time only showing of this downhill skateboard documentary.

The Signal Hill Speed Run was the world's first downhill skateboard race. Racers competed for a prize that wouldn't even cover their medical expenses. 2013 Documentary, narrated by Ben Harper, 87 minutes.

The Signal Hill Speed Run was the birth of downhill skateboarding! From 1975 to 1978, it was an annual event, and was started by Jim O'Mahoney upon request by the show The Guinness Book of World Records, hosted by noted Brit David Frost. This event was covered by SkateBoarder, National Skateboard Review, Sports Illustrated, Sunset Magazine and many more!

Based on the 2008 Los Angeles Times' article "Board Out of Their Minds" by Mike Horelick, The Signal Hill Speed Run focuses on the annual skateboard race, but also explores many other aspects of 1970s extreme sports like hang gliding, big wave surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding.

Lots of Santa Cruz locals in the movie. John Hutson, Mike Goldman, Richard Novak, Tim Piumarta, Barney, Flea...NHS history, Independent Trucks...

Directed By Mike Horelick and Jon Carnoy

We will have a questions and answer segment at the end of the movie. Speakers: OG Santa Cruz Skateboard Team riders John Hutson, Michael Goldman, Jamie Hart, Cliff Coleman, Richard Novak, Jack Smith and others to be confirmed.

Raffle or purchase of a tour with John Hutson at the private Santa Cruz Skateboard Museum. 4 spots 100 each left for the NHS tour Friday, April 11, 3:00 pm.


Thanks to the support and help of TC, Jordan and the crew at the Santa Cruz Boardroom on 825 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 (831) 464-2500. Check out their store before the movie lots of skateboard history and downhill stuff.
Thank you to Scott at The Nick at their Aptos Location. Directions: 122 Rancho Del Mar. 95003 Aptos (No passes.) $10.00 at the door coverage. 831.688.6541 Please do not bring any food or drink in with you. We will have raffle tickets for Skateboards and swag.

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Complete Skateboard from Santa Cruz Skateboards Hut Slalom Graphite Loaded
Complete Skateboard from Bahne Skateboards
Getting a complete from the Santa Cruz Boardroom Caballero and BD t shirts...
Sk8Kings Joe Mc
Deck from Subsonic skateboards
Deck from Bonzing skateboard
Khiro Skateboard Products tons of riser pads, pushings, hardward and wedge kits
Jimbo Phillips Graphics swag
Tunnel Wheels
Orangatang wheels
Ronin Trucks two pairs (shipping)
Sk8kings McLaren, 2 tees and some stickers
Thieves 2 hats, 2 beanies, 8 t shirts
Skate slate 4 t-shirts
UFO t shirts and signed photo John Hughes
1 pair Gull Wing trucks
Sector 9 slide gloves
Matted photo of the dolphins #surfing in #manresa from Boots
old school shoes $50.00 gift certificate
Socksmith Socks
Photo Gary's Plastic Schwinn
Weekend rental Tepui Tent
Stand up paddle for two people 1 session SUP Shack at the Harbor
Three Twins Ice Cream 20 Free Pint coupons. Each is worth $5
Marianne's Ice Cream 10 5.00 tickets
2 Bell Full Face helmets
Morro Bay Skate Museum t shirts
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Hope you enjoy the movie. It is the first time playing in NorCal. Thank you! Mike Horelick, Jon Carnoy, the Nick, TC and crew.


The Signal Hill Speed Run movie Fundraiser Marcus Rietema (View)
122 Rancho Del Mar
Aptos, CA 95003
United States


Film > Movies
Other > Fundraisers
Sports > Skateboarding

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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