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This week on The Daily Habit, we have a special DC Week

August 8, 2008

This week on The Daily Habit, we have a special DC Week

Ryan Smith, Lindsay Robertson and Ian Walsh – Monday 8.11.08

For the first time ever, The Daily Habit hits the road. It’s DC Week from the rooftop of the Standard Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Today, one of the most respected tech skaters out there, DC Team rider Lindsey Robertson joins us on The Habit. Also on the show, a DC team skater who’s revered in his many film parts for his amazing speed and smooth riding, Ryan Smith. Plus, we catch up with pro surfer Ian Walsh. Ryan Smith’s sponsors include: DC, Mystery, H2O and Vernon. Lindsay Robertson’s sponsors include:  DC, Mystery and Pharmacy Boardshops. Ian Walsh’s sponsors include: Gravis, O’Neill, Lost, Red Bull, Dakine, Boost Mobile, HGA, Vertra and

Ricky Carmichael and Allan Cooke – Tuesday 8.12.08

We’re on the rooftop of the Standard Hotel for DC Week, and today’s guest is the only motocross rider to have a perfect season, DC team rider Ricky Carmichael. Plus, he invented the Backflip Superman Seat Grab, pro BMXer and DC ripper Allan Cooke drops in. Also, correspondent Jordan Morris uncovers a different side of Brendan Fraser. Ricky Carmichael’s sponsors include: DC Shoes, Oakley, Fox and Monster. Allan Cooke’s sponsors include: DC Shoes, Fox, Specialized, Boost Mobile, Demolition and Bell Helmets.

Ken Block and comedian Alonzo Bodden – Wednesday 8.13.08

We’re towering over Los Angeles on the rooftop of the Standard Hotel for DC Week on The Daily Habit, and today we have a special guest, the co-founder and Chief Brand Manager of DC shoes, Ken Block. Also, Renee Renee interviews the nominees and presenters of the 16th Annual ESPY Awards. Plus, stand up comedian and Tonight show regular Alonzo Bodden visits The Habit. 

Dave Mirra, Jamie Bestwick and comedian Jimmy Dore – Thursday 8.14.08

It’s DC Week and today’s guest is one of DC’s finest, a BMX legend with a current X Games medal count of 21 and it ain’t over yet, Dave Mirra is on The Habit. Plus, another BMX legend, Jamie Bestwick, stops by. And, star of the Comedy Central special “Citizen Jimmy,” stand-up comedian Jimmy Dore drops in.  Dave Mirra’s sponsors include: DC Shoes, Monster Energy Drink, Mirraco Bikes, Oxy Acne Solutions, Bell Helmets and Maxxis Tires.  Jamie Bestwick’s sponsors include: Etnies, Levi’s, Monster Energy Drink, Toyota, Boost Mobile and Bell Helmets.

Rob Dyrdek and Carey Hart – Friday 8.15.08

Today, we wrap up DC Week from the rooftop of the Standard Hotel with one of skate’s true originals, star of “Rob & Big” and just a star, Rob Dyrdek drops in on The Habit.  Plus, the one and only Carey Hart stops by. Also, the best moments from the contest today’s guest, Rob Dyrdek helped design, the Maloof Money Cup. Rob Dyrdek’s sponsors include: DC Shoes, Spy, Rogue Status, Alien Workshop and Monster.  Carey Hart’s sponsors include: DVS, Fox, Hart & Huntington, Honda, Rockstar Energy and Leo Vince.

This week on FUEL TV’s The Weekly Update with Boost Mobile: we have complete coverage of the X Games

In skate news at the X Games, Rune Glifberg wins his first-ever gold in the Superpark event with Andy Macdonald finishing with silver and Tony Trujillo finishing with the bronze medal. Pierre-Luc Gagnon takes the gold in Skate Vert while Bucky Lasek steals the silver and Shaun White gets the bronze.

In skate street, Ryan Sheckler takes the gold, Paul Rodriguez takes silver and Greg Lutzka takes the bronze medal.

In Skate Big Air, Bob Burnquist wins his second consecutive Big Air gold medal.

In BMX news at the X Games, Jamie Bestwick takes home his second consecutive X Games Vert Gold. In BMX Superpark, Daniel Dhers adds another X Games Gold. In BMX Street, Garrett Reynold wins gold, Van Homan wins silver, and Sean Sexton wins bronze.

In BMX Big Air, Chad Kagy takes the title, Dave Mirra gets silver, and Kevin Robinson takes the bronze.

In FMX news at the X Games, Kyle Loza took his second consecutive gold medal for best trick.

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