Don’t you love Throwback Thursdays and waxing nostalgic? Throwback Thursdays always give me a great laugh (sometimes too great). Last week, Charlie asked STOKED alumn Lesslie to write about her STOKED experience and how it has helped her in college and in life. Today’s Throwback Thursday story really makes me smile. Here is what Lesslie [...]
Have you ever wanted to do something big, something awesome? Have you ever wanted to join something greater than yourself? Have you always wanted to make that change to be better? Celebrity fitness trainer and new Snow Mentor Jonathan Angelilli helps people do exactly that. In many ways, Jonathan is a professional motivator. He motivates people to act; he [...]
Last Sunday, STOKED Los Angeles embarked on its 7th trip to Snow Summit which is celebrating its 60th Anniversary. STOKED Los Angeles plans to take 6 trips to Snow Summit this year, the most snow trips we’ve taken since 2009! First week of the year started off with a blast. We had a record setting [...]
I got a chance to head out to STOKED LA for the first half of this week and help them get their action-packed spring programming off the ground! Starting next week, STOKED LA will kick off two separate after school skateboard build programs: one at their headquarters, which doubles as a community center for STOKED [...]
“It was an amazing feeling going up the mountain. As I was making my way down for the first time, STOKED helped me believe that I couldn’t give up. I’ve applied those lessons from snowboarding to life, I never give up on what I’ve set my mind on. I see it through to the end [...]
Snow Mentor is a big part of the youth development work we do at STOKED. In fact, Stoked Steve’s first dream for STOKED was to create a snowboard mentor program for inner city youth. It’s exciting to be living the dream, as STOKED is now entering its eighth year of Snow Mentor! Snow Mentor is [...]
See the work of 10 stokers and top experts in advertising finally come together in the DEWeezy commercial which aired for the first time this weekend during the Dew Tour.
Fall is in full swing and STOKED programs are following suit. We spent the summer restructuring and rewriting our core programs, and the result is Stoked for Success, our 4 year program that incorporates after-school programs, weekend action sport programs, exposure to a number of positive role models, academic support and Stoked Core Value days [...]
Surf Mentor is our summer program for inner city kids in Los Angeles and New York. We make trips to local beaches in both of those cities, and teach those youth how to surf while also mentoring them in life skills. Here’s a look at what went down this summer across the coasts. Los Angeles [...]
This summer, STOKED to Serve partnered with Street League Skateboarding to offer youth who complete more than two hours of service a free ticket to the 2012 Championship on August 26. Hear how the Stokers feel about it in these videos.