Tony Hawk joins nonprofit Natural High on Red Ribbon Week's anti-drug message
Legendary pro-skateboarder and philanthropist Tony Hawk joins in on Red Ribbon Week's message with drug prevention nonprofit Natural High
By: Natural High
"I've been a school counselor for 13 years, and this is the first time I have shown a video that captured every student's attention," says Tracy, a school counselor in River Springs, Florida, "It also captured the attention of the teachers, who had planned on getting paperwork done."
Each year, National Red Ribbon Week (http://www.redribbon.org)
As a childhood skate prodigy, Tony Hawk saw older kids doing drugs, and he saw how it had a negative effect on their performance. Tony made a decision right from the start that he didn't want to do anything that would compromise his skating. Hawk completed the first documented 900 trick, licensed a video game series, and is one of the pioneers of modern vertical skateboarding.
Natural High (https://naturalhigh.org/
Today, the United States opioid epidemic is at an all-time high, with opioid overdoses driving a decline in U.S. life expectancy (https://www.webmd.com/
Natural High operates on the principle that when kids see their own heroes making the choice to live naturally high, it directly influences their own choices in life. Kids are more likely to choose a natural high over an artificial one.
This Red Ribbon Week, Natural High brings a positive message to students with uplifting and thought-provoking video content from celebrity storytellers who kids look up to and trust, including Singer/Songwriter, Cassadee Pope, US Judo Champion Dartanyon, Crockett, NFL player, Donald Brown, Pro-Surfer, Bethany Hamilton, and the greatest big wave surfer of all time, Kelly Slater.
For more information about Natural High, visit www.naturalhigh.org.