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In the darkest hours of the night, while most of us are sleeping, there's a movement taking place in the shadows of our nation.
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    Pledge $5 or more About $5

    BROWN BOOT (RENTAL) SKATER: Broke but wanna help us spread the word? That's cool too! Become an activist and help us reach our kickstarter goal, grass roots style. We’re partnering with people, organizations and communities across the country and the world to help get the word out about the film. Shoot us an email and we’ll get you started! You can also just Facebook it. Tweet it. Sing about it in your shower (really loud). Everything helps. You'll also get a high five, a fist bump or a hug the next time we see you.

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    TRAIN SKATER: Limited Edition United Skates Desktop Wallpaper featuring stills from the film + Your name engraved on our website's wall of gratitude + A personalized thank you shout out on the United Skates Facebook page.

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    SKATE KEY SKATER: Show your skater love with the Sk8 sticker from NY/NJ vendor, Peggy SkateKeys. Slap it on your sleeve, car, bike, laptop, skate bag... wherever there's a flat surface! (shipping addl.) + Limited Edition United Skates Desktop Wallpaper featuring stills from the film + Your name engraved on our website's wall of gratitude + A personalized thank you shout out on the United Skates Facebook page.

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    REPPIN' SKATER - Wear your heart on your sleeve and our art on your heart. Represent the entire UNITED STATES with one of our UNITED SKATES T-shirts! Image is below and will also be printed in three other versions: gold, silver or shiny purple. Let us know your preference!

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    SLOW WALK SKATER: Tickets for two to a private screening of the film in NYC! Live too far to join us? That's ok. You’ll receive access to password-protected preview scenes of the film. Shhh. Plus! Trendsetting Roller Skate DJ, "DJ Arson" has mixed an exclusive CD for our campaign! We'll send you a private link and password to download some of the sickest beats around (shipping addl.) You also get all the above. Travel not included.

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    FAST BACKWARD SKATER: HD digital download or DVD of the film - whichever distribution format is available first! Be ahead of the masses and watch the film first. We'll also send our original UNITED SKATES T- Shirt designed by skater Bee1ne and printed by skater Ivan (image below). (shipping addl.) You also get all the above.

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    SNAPPING SKATER: Australian artist and MC/singer Jenn Hampstead has offered to sketch 10 original 5x7 self portraits of pledgers on skates! Send us a photo of YOU, or ANYONE of your choice and we will send you an ink and parchment drawing to frame for your wall. (example of her skate art below). See more of her creations on instagram @adaywithjenn. You also get all the rewards above.

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    SIGNATURE SKATER: Get all the swag above autographed. We'll send you a signed copy of Roller Skate DJ, DJ Arson's limited edition United Skates CD, a DVD of the film signed by the director and producer and our official United Skates Documentary T-Shirt signed by the crew. (shipping addl). You also get all the rewards above.

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    SIDELINE SKATER: Not a skater or just like this option better? We will film one of the skaters performing a dance to the song of your choice! This can be a creative birthday or holiday gift for a friend! We will dedicate it to you online and/or send you a private copy. You'll also receive your name in the credits of our film + Digital download or DVD of the film + Signed CD of DJ Arson's Exclusive Kickstarter Mix + Tickets for two to a special screening in NYC + Your name engraved on our website's wall of gratitude + Limited Edition Collection of HD Desktop Wallpaper of stills from the film + A shout out on the United Skates Facebook page.

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    HOLLYWOOD SKATER - Grab your best train crew, skate crew, or rule the wood all on your own! The next time we fly to your town, or find you at a skate jam, we will film YOU doing what you do best... SKATING. We will film you looking your best, edit the footage to a song of your choice, and post the clip for all to see across the nation!

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    THA BIZ SKATER: Not into a date night? We can boost your small business! From special shout outs to a credit in our film, we will let the world know of your company's generosity. You'll also receive your name in the credits of our film + Digital download or DVD of the film + Signed CD of DJ Arson's Exclusive Kickstarter Mix + Tickets for two to a special screening in NYC + Your name engraved on our website's wall of gratitude + Limited Edition Collection of HD Desktop Wallpaper of stills from the film + A shout out on the United Skates Facebook page.

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    BACKPACKIN' SKATER: Romantic Date Night for you and your boo. We'll send you a date kit box filled with a lover's jam CD mix, breath mints and a box of chocolates. Pull up to your local rink, open their car door and hand them a long stemmed rose (care of us). Step inside and lace up your skates (or we'll rent you and your date a pair). Then it's time to make your move! Wrap your arms around (backpack) your love and skate under the disco ball. You'll also receive your name in the credits of our film + Digital download or DVD of the film + Signed CD of DJ Arson's Exclusive Kickstarter Mix + Tickets for two to a special screening in NYC + Your name engraved on our website's wall of gratitude + Limited Edition Collection of HD Desktop Wallpaper of stills from the film + A shout out on the United Skates Facebook page! Travel not included.

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    ARTISTIC SKATER: Private, 1 hour photography or cinematography lesson in NYC or via Skype with our Emmy Award Winning Cinematographer Matt Peterson. You'll also receive your name in the credits of our film + Digital download or DVD of the film + Signed CD of DJ Arson's Exclusive Kickstarter Mix + Tickets for two to a special screening in NYC + Your name engraved on our website's wall of gratitude + Limited Edition Collection of HD Desktop Wallpaper of stills from the film + A shout out on the United Skates Facebook page.

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    LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION SKATER: A once in a lifetime opportunity to have a starring role! Woo your friends and family on the internetz with your spiff acting skills in a Season 3 episode of the hit web series, 'It's My Skate Night'. You must be able to get to the Baltimore area (travel not included), otherwise you can be a part of the pre-production process via Skype, where you will pitch ideas and plan the action for an episode! Plus all Backers receive a DVD Box Set of IMSN Season 1 and 2, a link to preview the final episode before its release and an autographed IMSN Poster. You'll also receive your name in the credits of our film + Digital download of the film + Signed CD of DJ Arson's Exclusive Kickstarter Mix + Tickets for two to a special screening in NYC + Your name engraved on our website's wall of gratitude + Limited Edition Collection of HD Desktop Wallpaper of stills from the film + A shout out on the United Skates Facebook page. That's a wrap!

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    JB ELITE SKATER: Private, 1 hour skate lesson with one of the stars in the movie. Pick a city from the list below and we'll do the rest! (Los Angeles, NYC, Chicago, Atlanta, Baltimore, Detroit, DC, Louisville, Nashville, San Francisco, Seattle) You'll also receive your name in the credits of our film + Digital download or DVD of the film + Signed CD of DJ Arson's Exclusive Kickstarter Mix + Tickets for two to a special screening in NYC + Your name engraved on our website's wall of gratitude + Limited Edition Collection of HD Desktop Wallpaper of stills from the film + A shout out on the United Skates Facebook page. Travel not included.

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    BIRTHDAY SKATER: Get Your Very Own Skate-a-Gram! A skater will arrive at your door on skates with a homemade roller skate shaped birthday cake on your birthday, or the birthday of anyone you choose! You can even pick the color of your cake. Must live in one of the following cities (Los Angeles, NYC, NJ, Chicago, Atlanta, Baltimore, Detroit, DC, Louisville, Nashville, San Francisco, Seattle). If you don't live in any of these cities, don't give up hope. We'll do our best to accommodate if and where we can! If not, well, we'll bake you a cake, send you a picture of it, and then send a video of us eating your cake-- on skates. (We may even bake you two cakes.) You'll also receive your name in the credits of our film + Digital download of the film + Signed CD of DJ Arson's Exclusive Kickstarter Mix + Tickets for two to a special screening in NYC + Your name engraved on our website's wall of gratitude + Limited Edition Collection of HD Desktop Wallpaper of stills from the film + A shout out on the United Skates Facebook page.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    FUN-DRAISING SKATER: This is a community collaboration award! For all the cities, skaters, skate crews, rink owners and DJs across the globe who are joining forces and hosting skate night fundraisers for our kickstarter campaign, this level is for you!

    Raise the funds and back us at this level, and we will organize a screening of the film (when it's finished) in your home rink! You get to host a special community movie night to celebrate the film that you're helping to make happen. Bling out your skates, bring your popcorn, your friends and your family, and stand proud basking in the glory that you were instrumental in getting a film made about your community.

    DJs, Rinks, Vendors and Organizers get a special shout out as well as their names in the credits of the film for putting in all the work! (limit of 5 names per pledge with an additional name for every $100 you raise over $500) + your names engraved on our website's wall of gratitude. Don't forget to let us know when your fundraising night will be so we can help promote it via social media and on our website.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    STACY ADAMS SKATER: Put on your finest Stacy Adams. You are invited to join us at the US Film Premiere and after party! (Location will depend upon which film festival we screen at). You will meet the directors in person, see the film with an exclusive audience, and spend the evening with the people who made the film possible! (Travel not included)

    You'll also receive your name in the credits of our film + Digital download or DVD of the film + Signed CD of DJ Arson's Exclusive Kickstarter Mix + Tickets for two to a special screening in NYC + Your name engraved on our website's wall of gratitude + Limited Edition Collection of HD Desktop Wallpaper of stills from the film + A personalized thank you shout out on the United Skates Facebook page.

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    ALL STAR SKATER: Spend a day and night in New York City with the filmmakers! Get yourself to NYC and we'll take care of the rest. Start with a personal tour of the city hitting all our favorite spots. From food to music, we will spoil you rotten until the sun comes down. From there we'll wisk you off to our favorite local rink to skate dance the night away. You'll also receive your name in the credits of our film + Digital download or DVD of the film + Signed CD of DJ Arson's Exclusive Kickstarter Mix + Tickets for two to a special screening in NYC + Your name engraved on our website's wall of gratitude + Limited Edition Collection of HD Desktop Wallpaper of stills from the film + A personalized thank you shout out on the United Skates Facebook page.

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    ROLL CALL SKATER: What? You must really love us. Get ready... The director and producer are going to personally come to your home, anywhere in the continental US, for a private screening of the finished film with you and your friends! You get to hold the remote, pause and ask us whatever you want at any point during the screening. Signed CD of DJ Arson's Exclusive Kickstarter Mix + Digital download or DVD of the film + Your name engraved on our website's wall of gratitude + Limited Edition Collection of HD Desktop Wallpaper of stills from the film + tickets for two to a special screening in NYC + Our eternal gratitude and a personalized thank you shout out on the United Skates Facebook page.

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    GOOD TIMES ROLL-ER SKATER: Executive Producer Credit on the film + VIP tickets to a pre-release screening of the film premiere and after party+ all the above! That means all the different skate rewards you could dream of. You get it all baby.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    VIP SKATER: SKATERS THIS REWARD IS FOR YOU! VIP pass to one of the following 2014 Skate Jamz: IR4, Sk8 Revival, Hoodtimes, Sk8-A-Thon or Showdown ($100+ value)! Why wait in line at the rink when you can VIP your way straight to the wood! We'll also give you a pre-released T Shirt from the Skate Jam you choose BEFORE ANYONE else. You'll also receive your name in the credits of our film + Digital download of the film + Signed CD of DJ Arson's Exclusive Kickstarter Mix + Tickets for two to a special screening in NYC + Your name engraved on our website's wall of gratitude + Limited Edition Collection of HD Desktop Wallpaper of stills from the film + A thank you shout out on the United Skates Facebook page.

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    ***NEW*** VIP SKATER: SKATERS THIS REWARD IS FOR YOU! VIP pass to one of the hottest kick-off Skate Jams of 2014 — the DoggPound Skate Crew's 14th Annual MLK Skate Jam January 16-20 2014, voted Best Skate Jam of the Year at the Adrenalin Awards 3 years in a row! We'll also give you a pre-released T Shirt BEFORE ANYONE else. You'll also receive your name in the credits of our film + Digital download of the film + Signed CD of DJ Arson's Exclusive Kickstarter Mix + Tickets for two to a special screening in NYC + Your name engraved on our website's wall of gratitude + Limited Edition Collection of HD Desktop Wallpaper of stills from the film + A thank you shout out on the United Skates Facebook page.

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    REVOLUTIONARY SKATER - ADONIS skate wheels has generously donated 5 sets of wheels (over $600 value) to our campaign! Designed by our very own Dan Kno Limitz, these wheel are some of the best o the market. With specifically engineered designs for every skate style of quad-skating from artistic, to Derby, you're not gonna wanna miss these! You'll also receive Signed CD of DJ Arson's Exclusive Kickstarter Mix + Digital download or DVD of the film + Your name engraved on our website's wall of gratitude + Limited Edition Collection of HD Desktop Wallpaper of stills from the film + tickets for two to a special screening in NYC + Our eternal gratitude and a personalized thank you shout out on the United Skates Facebook page.

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