Industry News 12/3/2007

FUEL TV December Highlights

FUEL TV December Highlights
New Season of “New Pollution” debuts on FUEL TV for Winter.

FUEL TV, the only network dedicated to the lifestyle of action sports, launches the second season of “New Pollution” on Sunday, December 30, beginning at 8:00pm ET/PT. “New Pollution” is FUEL TV’s series that features today’s hottest 16-and-under action sports athletes ripping at their local spots, visiting their favorite shops, and more. 

WINTER SEASON LAUNCHES
Sunday 12/30/2007
New Pollution, Season 2 – Episodes premiere Sunday at 8:00pm ET, 11:00pm ET

Professional surfer Matt Beacham returns to host an all-new season of “New Pollution,” the series that introduces the new crop of action sports athletes no older than 16, as they juggle their passion, school, friends and just being a kid on the road to superstardom.

DECEMBER HIGHLIGHTS
Sunday 12/2/2007
The Enduro at Erzberg – 9:00pm ET, 12:00am ET

Imagine taking America’s most popular motocross riders and dropping them into Europe’s largest copper mine. This is the site for the ENDURO AT ERZBERG – 35 kilometers of rugged and hazardous trial-based motorcycling. Featuring: Travis Pastrana, Jeremy McGrath, Ronnie Renner, and Gregg Godfrey as they battle the odds, and each other, in moto’s ultimate test.

Monday 12/3/2007
Blue Carpet Special: “Trilogy” – 8:00pm ET, 11:00pm ET


The “Trilogy” Blue Carpet Special takes you to San Diego, California for the biggest video premiere party of the summer. Hosted by Greg Tomlinson and Tina Dixon, the “Trilogy” Blue Carpet Special takes you behind the scenes with Billabong, Taylor Steele, Andy Irons, Joel Parkinson, and Taj Burrow as they premiere this video to a packed symphony hall.
 
Thursday 12/6/2007
ASP Women’s World Tour – NAB Beachley Classic - 8:00pm ET, 11:00pm ET in SurfSpot

Seven-time world champion Layne Beachley hosts the richest event in women's surfing and the fifth stop of the 2007 World Tour, the NAB Beachley Classic from Sydney, Australia. Watch as the 2006 World Champ Beachley faces challenges former world champ Sofia Mulanovich and rookie sensation Stephanie Gilmore.

Friday 12/7/2007
Let’s Live U.S. Premiere Tour – 8:00pm ET, 11:00pm ET in Skate @ 8


The Volcom Aussie skateboard team invades the U.S. to promote the release of its new video “Let’s Live,” dedicated to the memory of Shane Cross. Dustin Dollin, Jake Duncombe, and more of the featured skaters offer an inside look into both the making of the video and their friendships with Shane.

Friday 12/7/2007
Streets: Hawaii – 8:30 ET, 11:30 ET in Skate @8


“Streets: Hawaii” offers an insider’s guide to Hawaii’s skate scene, blending action and information, while detailing the Islands’ best spots, local pros, legends, skate history, stuff to do, and travel tips, while also featuring pure skate video segments. Tight graphics and original soundtrack by underground DJs. Co-produced with professional skateboarder Satva Leung.

Friday 12/14/2007
Let’s Live – 8:00pm ET, 11:00pm ET in Skate @ 8


“Let’s Live” is a quote often written by the late Shane Cross, giving life to the title of this all-Australian skateboarding DVD. Witness life Down Under through Shane Cross, Dustin Dollin, Jake Duncombe, Lewis Marnell, Chima Ferguson, and Shane Azar throwing it down with Mark Appleyard, Rune Glifberg, Darrell Stanton and other Volcom teammates. “LET’S LIVE!”

Monday 12/17/2007
Foster’s ASP Men’s World Tour, Hang Loose Santa Catarina Pro, Brazil – 8:00pm ET, 11:00pm ET


It’s the second-to-last stop of the Foster’s ASP World Tour, and tour leader Mick Fanning is in position to take it all. But to earn his first-ever world title, Mick will have to beat the world’s best surfers in Brazil. With Taj Burrow and Kelly Slater also in contention for the title, the Hang Loose Santa Catarina Pro is certain to bring out the highest caliber of surfing.

Tuesday 12/18/2007
Draw The Line – 8:30pm ET, 11:30pm ET in Snow Pack

Big-mountain freestyle, backcountry kickers, park, powder, and pipe—this release from Standard Films has it all. “Draw The Line” features the best snowboarders in the world including John Jackson, Mads Jonsson, Frederik Kalbermatten, Jonas Emery, Eric Jackson, Jeremy Jones, Mark Landvik, Matt Hammer, Kazuhiro Kokubo, Chas Guldemond, Mitch Reed, and Gabe Taylor.

Thursday 12/20/2007
The ASP Women’s World Tour – Mancora Peru Classic – 8:00pm ET, 11:00pm ET in SurfSpot


The ASP Women’s World Tour heads south to Peru for the inaugural Mancora Peru Classic. Boasting waves that will let the girls unleash their full talent, this event is sure to draw out the Peruvian passion for surfing, as the locals cheer on their national hero Sofia Mulanovich.

Monday 12/24/2007
2007 Vans Downtown Showdown – 8:00pm ET, 11:00pm ET


The Vans Downtown Showdown pits the Black Label, Creature, Foundation, Girl, Real, Toy Machine and Zero skateboard teams against each other to battle it out and show their talent and creativity. Held in Hollywood, CA on Paramount Picture’s Back Lot, the four featured obstacles are team-designed, consisting of a Darth Vader themed bank, which claims the scalp of Omar Hassan; a scaled down Gonz Gap, dropping over stairs from “rooftop” to flat; a replica Sacramento street run, and a giant skateboard resting on a table top. 

Thursday 12/27/2007
Quiksilver Vintage Surf Auction –8:00pm ET, 11:00pm ET in SurfSpot


QuiksilverEdition holds its fourth Biennial Hawaiian Islands Vintage Surf Auction in Waikiki, Oahu—showcasing some of the world’s most sought-after vintage surfboards and memorabilia.

Friday 12/28/2007
etnies GvR 2007 – 8:00pm ET, 11:00pm ET in Skate @ 8


Watch the Goofy footers defend their title against the Regular footers at the fourth annual etnies Goofy vs. Regular skateboard competition in Lake Forest, California. The Goofys have won the past two years and show no sign of slowing down with rippers Jereme Rogers and Nyjah Huston leading the team. Will the Goofys take it for a third straight year or will the Regulars lead by Ryan Sheckler and Rick McCrank reclaim the crown?

Monday 12/31/2007
Blue Carpet Special: Nothing But The Truth – 8:00pm ET, 11:00pm ET

Go inside the premiere of Nike SB’s long-awaited skateboard film “Nothing But The Truth” at the famous Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California. Catch interviews with featured riders including Paul Rodriguez, Omar Salazar and Chet Childress, and get an exclusive preview of their video parts.  Also get an inside look at the making of “Nothing But The Truth” through the eyes of the filmers and the music composer Mark Mothersbaugh of DEVO.