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Aurora takes 'extreme' approach to anti-bullying

Posted at 6:11 PM, Sep 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-30 20:11:01-04

The fight against bullying went sky-high in Aurora on Wednesday, when a half-pipe appeared in the school parking lot. 

It's all part of a program starring extreme professional athletes who share a message of anti-bullying.

BMXers, a skateboarder and aggressive inline skaters all did tricks for the students while educating them on the problem of bullying.

"We can sit in the classroom and talk about anti-bullying all day long, but we come out here and see really neat professional athletes with skills, and you have the engagement piece and it's clear," the Gateway principal said.

All 1,700 of the school's students went to two shows put on by the former X Games athletes, including Coco Zurita.

"This is a great way to mix sports in a good way, push them to do positive stuff, and then get out there and jump on their bike, on their skates, like join each other as a group, as friends, as a school and grow together," Zurita said.

You can learn more information on the program at http://www.asaentertainment.com.

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