Industry News 11/15/2006

GrindTV.com Brings the Vans Triple Crown to the Masses

GrindTV.com Brings the Vans Triple Crown to the Masses 

The GrindTV office will move to Oahu, Hawaii to deliver every day of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Series to fans all over the world

El Segundo, CA, November 15, 2006 – GrindTV.com (www.grindtv.com), the most comprehensive destination for extreme and action sports videos, today announced that the entire GrindTV office will move to the Grind House on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii for six weeks in order to cover the entirety of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Series (November 12, 2006 through December 20, 2006), the sport’s most recognized big wave series and most coveted titles.  Everyday on the GrindTV.com homepage, fans can experience the exhilaration of each contest through bite-sized clips covering news, stats, and interviews straight from the beach.   

In addition to the covering the Triple Crown, GrindTV has scheduled interviews with members of the Billabong and Body Glove surf team as well as legends, Sunny Garcia, Andy Irons, Rob Machado, Mike Parsons, and many others.  

From Curtis Beck, General Manager of GrindTV.com, “The Vans Triple Crown is the zenith of the surfing world.  No other media company has covered this event to the extent we plan to and GrindTV will continue to travel and report from the best events in this industry – be it surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, BMX, or motocross.” 

The GrindTV team has also scheduled time to expand upon its wildly successful, Girls of the North Shore, a series of profiles and interviews with the best athletes in women’s surfing, including Alex Florence, Alana Blanchard, Holly Beck, and more.  Collectively, the Girls of the North Shore series has been viewed well over a million times. 

The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Series includes six events.  The Men’s events include the OP Pro Hawaii, the O’Neil World Cup of Surfing, and the Rip Curl Pro Pipeline Masters and the Women’s events include the OP Pro Hawaii, Roxy Pro, and Billabong Pro Hawaii.   

Stay tuned to www.grindtv.comfor the best coverage of the 2006 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing and much more. 

GrindTV.com

Created for and by adrenaline junkies, GrindTV.com (www.grindtv.com), a division of PureVideo Networks, is the premiere destination to watch, share, and review extreme and action sports videos.  The site features user-generated videos that showcase the most compelling sports content on the Web, as well as original video and photographs, captured by GrindTV.  Users enjoy extensive video features including rate, search, share, and profile tools, as well as information on action sports locations throughout North America and Europe, delivering a complete sports entertainment and social networking experience.