Industry News 8/31/2007

FUEL TV Presents a Packed September Programming Schedule

FUEL TV Presents a Packed September Programming Schedule

LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, FUEL TV announces its September slate of action sports programming.  Now in 24 million homes, FUEL TV is the network in the United States dedicated to the lifestyles of surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, freestyle motocross, BMX and wakeboarding.

9/3/2007
King of Wake World Cup Series ’07 – Mastercraft Pro Wakeboard Tour – Stop 5 – 9:30pm ET, 12:30am ET, 3:30am ET

Wakeboarding’s best meet in Portland, Oregon for the fifth and final stop of the Pro Wakeboard Tour.  With the overall tour title still up for grabs, the pros will have to bring out their biggest and most technical tricks for a shot at the title. This show features the best wakeboarders in the world including Rusty Malinoski, Phillip Soven, Chad Sharpe, Danny Harf and more.

9/10/2007
The Carnival presented by Fox Riders Co. – 9:30pm ET, 12:30am ET, 3:30am ET

Held at The Projects just outside of Orlando, Florida, The Carnival brings the best rail-riding wakeboarders together for what many consider the most prominent rail competition in their sport. Eight qualifiers and eight invitees face off in head-to-head brackets for chance to battle it out with last year’s champion Parks Bonifay in the finals.

9/17/2007
Foster's ASP Men's WCT '07 – Billabong Pro, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa – 9:30pm ET, 12:30am ET, 3:30am ET

FUEL TV brings you the next stop of surfing's premier competitive circuit, the Foster’s ASP (Association of Surfing Professionals) World Tour. Held in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa, the Billabong Pro features the world’s best surfers dropping into one of the most famous rights in the world for a shot at the $30,000 first place prize. Watch as Kelly Slater, Andy Irons, Mick Fanning and Joel Parkinson go head-to-head in the ultimate battle of the waves.

9/21/2007
The Gypsy Tour – 8:00pm ET, 11:00pm ET in the Skate @ 8 Block

The Cliché Skateboards team sets off as gypsies, finding any and every way to get by with virtually zero cash.  Being kicked out of public parks for sleeping, washing up in puddles along the highway, and doing anything they can for food, the crew finds time for some great skating.

9/24/2007
Rockstar Cable Jam – 9:30pm ET, 12:30am ET, 3:30am ET

The world’s best wakeskaters congregate in New Braunfels, Texas for the second stop of the Bylerly Toe Jam Tour. The pressure does nothing to slow the competitors down as they charge the cable park and throw down huge moves including varial flips, switch 360 shoves, and an insane 270 shove to back-lip shove off the box. Featuring: Brian Grubb, Reed Hansen, Steven Cambell, Bret Little and more.

9/28/2007
Strange Notes: Oz Fest – 8:00pm ET, 11:00pm ET in the Skate @ 8 Block

Creature Skateboards heads down under to Australia in the next installment of Strange Notes, plus skating by pro and am skaters from Independent Trucks, Santa Cruz Skateboards, Krux Trucks, Mob Grip, and Ricta Wheels, as well as new Movin’ Ups, Tour Guides, and top caliber skating from the likes of Flo Marfaing, Lizard King, Darren Navarrette and many more.