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2017 Skate the Planet Skateboarding Blog Article

May 2017 Skateboard Blog Post

6/10/15
Spanish skateboarder posthumously awarded one of Spain's highest honors after London terror attacks Spanish skateboarder posthumously awarded one of Spain's highest honours The country's government has deemed him worthy of the Grand Cross of the Order of Civil Merit for his bravery. Ignacio Echeverria reportedly tried to fight off the terrorists with his skateboard to save a stabbed woman.

He became one of eight victims of the assault on the London Bridge area. The foreign ministry in Madrid said: "His bravery in standing up for a defenseless person is a reminder of the need to remain united in the face of the scourge of terrorism."

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