Sk8-Strong to help wildfire recovery

Sk8-Strong auctioning signed skateboard to help raise money for Colorado wildfire

Updated: July 10, 2012, 12:53 PM ET
By Colin Bane | ESPN.com

Wildfires were raging in Waldo Canyon near 15-year-old skateboarder Jono Schwan's home in Colorado Springs, Colo., as he was making his X Games debut in both the Skateboard Big Air and Vert competitions in Los Angeles earlier this month. So, with his friends back home on his mind -- some of them staying at the emergency Red Cross Evacuation Center set up at his school -- he decided to try to help.

Schwan, founder of the non-profit organization Sk8-Strong, took a spare deck ...

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