Innoskate at Smithsonian Institute on Go Skateboarding Day
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On June 21, 2013, the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C., held an event dubbed Innoskate to coincide with skateboarding's favorite summer holiday, Go Skateboarding Day. Throughout the day, several panels were held, including one on innovation in skateboarding tricks with speakers Tony Hawk, left, and Rodney Mullen, right, as well as Innovation in skateboard technology with Paul Schmidt. Several of skateboarding's most legendary pros donated items to be put on permanent display, including Tony Hawk's first skateboard. To cap off the day there was a mini-ramp demo outside the museum with Kyle Berard and Chris Haslam.