Celebrating resilience, success, and the work of STOKED

Honoring Kevin Pearce with the Stoked Achievement Award

December 3rd, 2013

The Greene Space:
44 Charlton st, nyc

7pm - 10pm

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Former professional snowboarder Kevin Pearce is now an inspirational survivor, sports commentator, motivational speaker and advocate for brain injury and Down Syndrome. Kevin is being honored for his resiliency and commitment to family, community and the power of board sports. The 2013 documentary "The Crash Reel" directed by Lucy Walker shows Kevin's preparation for the 2010 Winter Olympics, his 2009 injury, and his rehabilitation process afterwards. The Kevin Pearce Fund was created to support families who face the types of challenges the Pearces experienced through Kevin's recovery.

STOKED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
KEVIN PEARCE

Matt is the president of BZ Films. BZ Films is a creative media firm that brings beauty and life to ideas. Matt has volunteered, donated, and fundraised with STOKED at every chance he's had. He has donated his time and effort through his videography with BZ Films to help STOKED share their message of action sports and youth development. BZ Films has the idea is to create quality content that has a compelling story about topics and issues that must be told.

STOKED PARTNERSHIP AWARD
BZ FILMS & MATT ZUCKERMAN

Bobbi Babitz is a proud STOKED Board member, chairman of the board emeritus and a veteran STOKED enthusiast. She has served as principal investor, advisor, banker, board member and interim management for companies in a wide range of industries. This entrepreneurial drive and her passion for building and growing companies led her to involvement in STOKED.

STOKED APPRECIATION AWARD
BOBBI BABITZ

Kevin is a former STOKED mentee, starting with the LA program in 2007. He had never seen snow before and STOKED snowboarding trips changed his life as he became inspired to grow and take on new challenges in life. Kevin is now about to graduate from college, and is the first of his family to do so. Through the guidance of his family and the support from STOKED and his mentor, Brad, he will be graduating this year from the University of Wisconsin. He has inspired his brother to follow in his footsteps as well. Kevin is an inspiration to us all!

STOKED YOUTH AWARD
KEVIN SOLIS

PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS

HOST COMMITTEE

  • Aerlia MacLaird
  • Alexi Remnek
  • Ash Forsyth
  • Caroline Andrew
  • Derek Flanzraich
  • Ellen O’Connell
  • Felice Archbold
  • Jonathan Angelilli
  • Jen Reddy
  • Julie Wurfel
  • Jyoti Folch
  • Kerry O'Flahery
  • Laura Roche
  • Leanne Fonseca
  • Mark Sperling
  • Micah Abrams
  • Rachel Roosevelt
  • Steven Dubb

Chairs

  • Gina Rebollar
  • Robyn Marks

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