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Daredevil Acrobatics Help Launch New Mobile Service

Jeff "Ox" Kargola Jeff "Ox" Kargola
Solomon Castillo Solomon Castillo
Quinton "Rampage" Jackson Quinton "Rampage" Jackson

By Leland Kim

HALAWA (KHNL) --  Motocross pro Jeff "Ox" Kargola got the crowd going with gravity defying tricks like this.  He's part of a lineup of daredevils who make a name for themselves in this growing sport.

"Being here for the Boost Mobile Unlimited Unleashed event, it's great," said Kargola.  "It's Hawaii. I live in Southern California. Any chance I get to come out here, I'm gonna take it. To ride my dirt bike, this is what I do for a job?  It's not that bad."

He's been doing this since he was a kid.

"I got started doing freestyle motocross with a couple of buddies, going to the motocross track and trying to do tricks," Kargola said. "And then I started meeting the right people and from there, it kind of took off."

Kargola and others are here to support Boost Mobile's entry into the Hawaii market. And the company is doing it with aloha, donating $5,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii.

And Solomon Castillo won more money for the organization, with just one put.

"All I did was hold the putter, swing it back," said the 10-year-old from Nanakuli.  "Just a little tap it, so the thing would go."

It went in, and another $5,000 for the Boys and Girls Club.

"I feel very happy," said Castillo.

"You proud of yourself," asked KHNL.

"Yes," he smiled.

This is why celebrities like Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) superstar Quinton "Rampage" Jackson are here.

"It's good to see these kids play golf and play basketball, kick the football through the field goal, it's some cool stuff, man," said Jackson, UFC's light heavyweight champion.

In the end, lots of smiles and a huge check to help local kids.

In total, Boost Mobile donated more than $10,000 to the Boys and Girls Club, and local high school athletes won $15,000 for their respective athletic departments.

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