One of the original Vans sponsored skateboarders (1977 World Freestyle Champion / 1978 U.S. Champion)Â DennisÂ Martinez,â€¨has dedicatd the latter part of his life toÂ rehabilitating the marginalized, institutionalized, and forgotten people of our country.Â â€¨His largest success has been establishing the Training Center in San Diego, â€¨a drug and rehabilitation center in Spring Valley, CA. He also works as a volunteer prison chaplain at Calipatria State Prison. â€¨Of recently,Â DennisÂ has teamed up with the San Diego SWAT and Police forces to attack the major gang and drug problem that has arrised along the border, by implementing a youth diversion program.Â In the past 3 years crime has decreased by 47%.Â â€¨
For more information on the Training Center go to www.sdtrainingcenter.com
Directed & Edited by Eliot Rausch
Director of Photography: Lukas Korver
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