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Help Tanner Compete Again Becomes the Sheckler Foundation's Latest Be the Change Recipient

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Today, Ryan Sheckler and the Sheckler Foundation are pleased to announce
Help Tanner Compete Again as its latest "Be the Change"
recipient. As the beneficiary, Tanner Cislaw will receive a $10,000
grant and support from the Sheckler Foundation to help the 19-year-old
afford adaptive sports equipment to become a competitive athlete
following his spinal cord injury.

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Help Tanner Compete Again Becomes the Sheckler Foundation's Latest Be the Change Recipient (Graphic: ...

Help Tanner Compete Again Becomes the Sheckler Foundation's Latest Be the Change Recipient (Graphic: Business Wire)

Sheckler Foundation's CEO and Director, Gretchen Sheckler-Hachee says,
"First and foremost, we want to thank everyone who entered and
participated this round. Your support truly allows you to ‘Be the
Change' and we're very grateful for our loyal supporters. On behalf of
Ryan and everyone at the foundation, I'd like to wish Tanner warm
congratulations and welcome to the Sheckler Foundation family."

Four months ago, 19-year-old Tanner Cislaw suffered a spinal cord injury
following a rock climbing accident. Since the accident, Tanner has
undergone surgery and therapy, so he can become a competitive athlete
again. The funds from the initiative will help Tanner afford adaptive
sports equipment.

Ryan Sheckler's "Be the Change" initiative was created to help injured
action sports athletes and children in need. Since starting in 2008, the
Sheckler Foundation has been paying it forward to help numerous
individuals and causes. The past eleven "Be the Change" winners include: A.skate
Foundation
, The
Port Gamble S'Klallam
, Peach's
Neet Feet
, Ashley
Wade Foundation
, Hope
for Carter
, Gamerosity,
Andrew Hale's Road to Recovery, Coping
Mechanism-Parisite DIY Skatepark
, Talk
About Curing Autism (TACA)
, Adventure
Club
, Books and Boards and Team
Lilly Foundation
. For additional info on the Sheckler Foundation,
follow: Facebook,
Instagram,
Twitter,
LinkedIn
and visit: shecklerfoundation.org.

About the Sheckler Foundation:

Founded in 2008, the Sheckler Foundation was created as an avenue for
Ryan Sheckler, his family, friends and business associates to give back
to the community and industry that they are so grateful for. Fueled by
the desire to contribute to the many causes that directly benefit and
enrich the lives of children and injured action sports athletes, The
Sheckler Foundation will produce fundraising events, passion projects
and web-based initiatives to raise capital and awareness. Our ultimate
goal is to empower our community to "Be the Change!"

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