Industry News 5/22/2007

This week on The Daily Habit

This week on The Daily Habit:

JOHN RATTRAY   Monday 5.21.07

He broke out his street skating skills and advanced the Zero team to the finals in the 2007 Tampa Pro, Zero skateboards team rider John Rattray will be in the studio. Growing up in Scotland, a place known more for rain than skateboarding, John tells us what inspired him to keep shredding, and how he’s known for always having solid video parts. Plus, correspondent Chris Fairbanks tries to answer one of the most timeless questions in skate; Goofy or Regular? And, a behind the scenes look at the Skatepark of Tampa with owners Ryan Clements & Brian Schaefer. John’s sponsors include: Osiris, Zero Skateboards, Thunder Trucks, Focus Skate Shop (Glasgow & Edinburgh), Modus Bearings, and Sun Diego Mail Order.

TORAH BRIGHT   Tuesday 5.22.07

Today’s guest is a 2006 Winter Olympic Australian Team rider. This year, she’s the Winter X Games Gold medalist and World Super Pipe Champ, recently bringing home $100,000 from the 2007 Burton US Open. Pro snowboarder Torah Bright is here. With so much to cover, we’re going over all the best highlights of Torah’s incredibly successful pro career, including her latest victory as the “Ticket to Ride” World Champion. Plus, former member of “Hot Water Music”, Gainesville, Florida musician Chuck Ragan is here to perform for us. Torah’s sponsors include: Roxy and Boost Mobile.

KEN "SKIN DOG" COLLINS   Wednesday 5.23.07

He just won the Billabong XXL Big Wave award, Ken “Skin Dog” Collins comes out of the tube and into the studio. Ken takes us back to the day that he dropped into his prize winning monster tube down at Puerto Escondido, and tells us what it felt like to score the coveted “Ride of the Year” award. Plus, the band “What Made Milwaukee Famous” rocks the Daily Habit stage. And, Jordan Morris takes one for the team when he visits the roller-rink of the Los Angeles Derby Dolls.  Ken’s sponsors include: Channel Island Surfboards/ Al Merrick and Volcom Stone Clothing.

HANNAH TETER   Thursday 5.24.07

Today’s guest is the 2006 Winter Olympic Gold Medalist - that’s in addition to gold medals in the World Snowboard Championships, the Vans Cup and Winter X Games… you guessed it, Hannah Teter is here. Having already made a world wide impact at just 20 years old, Hannah takes us through her greatest moments, from the top of the Olympic podium to her charity called “Hannah’s Gold.”  Plus, correspondent Sven Barth finds the super fans of the 2007 Tampa Pro. While correspondent Chris Fairbanks heads to the slopes to find out how snowboarders are spending their last day of the season. Hannah’s sponsors include: Burton, Mountain Dew, Anon, and the U.S. Snowboarding Team.

HENRY ROLLINS   Friday 5.25.07

Musician, poet, actor and performance artist Henry Rollins returns to the studio to catch us up on all of his latest happenings. With his second season of “The Henry Rollins Show” in full swing, Henry tells us a little about who will be dropping by and what surprises he has in store this season. Plus, one of the first relevant bands in skate, Dinosaur Junior is here – yes, you read that right… Dinosaur Jr. is performing live in studio. Plus, Brayden Szafranski and the Baker skate team hit the putt putt course, literally.

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