Industry News 10/6/2008

This Week On FUEL TV's The Daily Habit, The Weekly Update, and FUEL.TV

This Week On FUEL TV's The Daily Habit, The Weekly Update, and www.fuel.tv

THE DAILY HABIT
Jeff Weatherall and Sam Trammell – Monday 10.06.08

Pro wakeboarder and all around stellar action sports athlete, Jeff Weatherall hits the Habit at full tilt. Also, from the new HBO vampire series “True Blood,” actor and avid surfer Sam Trammell is here. Plus, we sent Will Tant to check out Red Bull’s Night Riders Contest in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Jeff Weatherall’s sponsors include: Alpine Stars, JStar Wakeboards, Malibu Boats, Performance Ski & Surf, Ogio and Ballistics.

Forrest Shearer, Ingemar Backman– Tuesday 10.07.08

There's a few beach days left, but we are getting the snow stoke started with pro snowboarder and Lost team rider Forrest Shearer. Plus, Swedish pro snowboarder Ingemar Backman drops in for a visit. Also, Shaun White gives Jordan the scoop on his new videogame. And, representing the California Board of Tourism, Warren Kushner is here to tell us why California is the spot for riding this winter. Forrest Shearer’s sponsors include: Lost, Airblaster, DC, Allian Snowboards, Sambazon, Guayaki, Celtek, Bluebird, Livity, Snowbird, Tactics, ASEC, Ogio, and Power/Balance. Ingemar Backman’s sponsors include: Allian Snowboards and WESC.

Benji Weatherley, Tosh Townend and JP Walker – Wednesday 10.08.08

Today veteran FUEL TV Drive Thru cast member and all-around funny guy Benji Weatherley is here again. Plus, Benji brought the crew from his new film “Life As A Movie” - snowboarder JP Walker and skater Tosh Townend to talk about expanding their skill-set while filming Benji’s movie. Also, Tosh took us to the premiere party for his film “The Weenabago Projekt 2”. Benji Weatherley’s sponsors include: Gravis, Anon, Analog, Channel Islands, Bud Light, Jones Soda, On A Mission, and Mapcargo. Tosh Townend’s sponsors include: vitaminwater, Independent, Boost Mobile, Mapcargo, and Upful Hardware. JP Walker’s sponsors include: Etnies, 32, Oakley, Stepchild and Nixon.

Louif Paradis, Nick Dirks, Fabia Gruebler and musical guest Rachel McGoye – Thursday 10.09.08

Today co-founder of Misschief Films, Fabia Gruebler is here to show us the fab footy that the women in snow are packin’ this winter. Also, snowboarders Nick Dirks and Louif Paradis give us the scoop on the new Transworld video “These Days”. Plus, singer/songwriter Rachel McGoye performs on the Habit stage. Louif Paradis’ sponsors include: Ashbury, Bonfire, Matix, Salomon, Deluxe Board Shop, DVS and ifound. Nick Dirks sponsors include: Ashbury, K2, Airblaster, DaKine, and Comune.

Erin Comstock, Heikki Sorsa and musical guest The Bug and Warrior Queen – Friday 10.10.08

Pro Snowboarder Erin Comstock is back in the studio to talk film parts and the upcoming snow season. Plus, her good friend, pro snowboarder Heikki Sorsa, drops by to say hi. And, today’s musical guest, The Bug and Warrior Queen, bring their electronic reggae-dub style to the Habit. Erin Comstock’s sponsors include: Vans, Roxy, Rockstar, Active Boardshop and Park City Mountain. Heikki Sorsa’s sponsors include: Gravis, Oakley, Analog, Burton, Red Bull, Northstar-at-Tahoe and Active.

This week on FUEL TV’s The Weekly Update with Boost Mobile:
We have complete coverage of the Quiksilver Pro France where Australian Adrian Buchan edged out Kelly Slater to win the contest and keep Slater from clinching the World Title. At the Billabong Girls Pro Rio, Melanie Bartels beats Sofia Mulanovich in the final to win the contest.

In other surf news, Nathan Yeomans wins the Oakley Newport Beach Pro for the third straight year, while Dillon Perillo takes the Oakley Pro Jr. At the Roxy Jam Cardiff, Cori Schumacher wins.

In wakeboard news, stop number 9 on the King Of Wake World Cut Series was held on the Oklahoma River. Jimmy Lariche takes the Junior Men’s division, Nicola Butler wins the women’s division, and Rusty Malinoski wins the men’s division, while Phillip Soven takes the overall King Of Wake title.

In FMX news, the X-Fighters Poland was held in Warsaw, and Dany Torres edges out Robbie Maddison in the final.

In snowboard news, we have coverage of the Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails contest at Bear Mountain in Southern California, where Desiree Melancon wins the women’s division and Jed Anderson takes the men’s title. We also have coverage of the San Diego premier of Travis Rice’s new snowboard film R20;ThatR17;s It, That’s All.”

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