Miami resident AND VETERAN HIP HOP DJ Rene SUGAR lECOUR has BEEN rooted in the world of action sports through his lifelong love of bmx and skateboard culture. His career in skateboarding started in 2006 AS GENERAL MANAGER OF the Coconut Grove Skate Park UNTIL 2009. in 2007 he began his own VOLUNTEER mission serving at risk youth in West Coconut Grove with SK8CHURCHMIAMI WHICH WAS THE INSPIRATION BEHIND aMIGO SKATE. fROM 2009- 2014 HE MANAGED 5 SKATEPARKS FOR MIAMI DADE COUNTY. DURING HIS YEARS WITH MDC PARKS HE CREATED AND HOSTED SOME OF SOUTH FLORIDAS LARGEST SCALE EXTREME SPORTS EVENTS SUCH AS THE SKATEBOARD RODEO, GOT SKATE, BOARDS FOR BOOBS AND THE MIAMI STOP OF TONY HAWKS 2012 TOUR . IN 2010 HE TOOK HIS FIRST TRIP TO CUBA with his wife , son AND A CLOSE FAMILY FRIEND. Inspired by the hardships and talent of Cubas skateboard community he vowed that he would not only tell the world about their story but that he would also return with more supplies and more skaters to support their cause. Since that day he has returned over and over again; tirelessly retelling their story, delivering several tons of donations and bringing along with him a motley crew of action sports enthusiasts, artists, musicians, photographers, journalists and progressive thinkers. These amigos and Amigas have dedicated themselves through blood, sweat and tears to the support, success and empowerment of the imprisoned islands misunderstood youth.