A former basketball participant, impressed by the cement basketball courts in Venice Seashore, transformed an old style bus accumulating mud right into a “touring basketball machine.”
Nick Ansom, founding father of The Hoops Bus, has been touring throughout the USA, even abroad, whereas reviving and rebuilding basketball courts and preventing for racial equality.
The concept started whereas Ansom was vacationing in Belize, the place he got here throughout a rundown basketball court docket and determined to repair it. After returning to his dwelling in Venice Seashore, Ansom got here up with the “Hoops Bus” idea — touring round L.A. to repair up rundown neighborhood basketball courts.
Ansom just lately traveled to the White Home and is on the highway once more “to get out the vote, construct courts not partitions, dunk on racism and unfold love by way of basketball,” based on the bus’ GoFundMe web page.
Those that want contribute to their efforts of rebuilding neighborhood basketball courts could make a donation on GoFundMe.
Glen Walker stories from Venice for the KTLA 5 Information on Sept. 30, 2020.
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