Tony Hawk and Rob Dyrdek Honor Fallen Arizona Soldier

Oct 24, 2013

For Immediate Release
October 23, 2013

 

Contact: Apryl Marie Fogel
AprylMarie.Fogel@mail.house.gov

Tony Hawk and Rob Dyrdek Honor Fallen Arizona Soldier
Rep. Gosar Recognized Their Efforts on House Floor 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04), along with celebrity entrepreneur Rob Dyrdek (“Fantasy Factory” and “Ridiculousness”), attended the October 19th dedication of the Patrick A. Tinnell Memorial Sports Park in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. The sports complex - one of the largest in the nation - is dedicated to Patrick, a former BMX freestyle rider, who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of his country in 2006 as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Click HERE for more information concerning the Patrick A. Tinnell Memorial Sports Park. 

Rep. Gosar spoke on the House floor today to honor the memory of U.S. Army Specialist Patrick A. Tinnell and thank all of those involved in creating the sports complex.

Click HERE or below to watch Rep. Gosar’s speech.

"Everyone in the community deserves a thank you, including Lake Havasu City Mayor Nexsen and those who served on the Memorial Sports park committee and gave of their time and talent, national figures like skate boarding legend Tony Hawk, world record skateboarder and philanthropist Rob Dyrdek, and Joe Ciaglia from California Skate Parks who designed this beautiful facility."
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"Today's youth are our greatest asset! It is the youth who will continue to lead this nation in the coming years, serve in our armed forces, fight fires, be teachers, doctors or maybe you will be our next skateboarding superstar, have a show on MTV and make your mark with philanthropy."

Below are pictures of Rep. Gosar at the dedication ceremony last Saturday.


(Rep. Gosar with Rob Dyrdek, October 19, 2013)

 


(Rep. Gosar speaks at the dedication ceremony, October 19, 2013)


(Rep. Gosar meets Patrick’s mother, Deborah, October 18, 2013)


(Rep. Gosar learns some new moves, October 19, 2013)

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