Industry News 11/14/2008

This Week on FUEL TV's The Daily Habit & The Weekly Update with Boost Mobile

This Week on FUEL TV's The Daily Habit & The Weekly Update with Boost Mobile

Laird Hamilton – Monday 11.17.08

Today, were droppin’ into the big ones with the Waterman of all watermen, legendary big-wave surfer Laird Hamilton. Plus Gerry Lopez, Chris Malloy and hundreds of surfers hit New York City for a Stand-up Paddle Race for Autism Awareness. Also, today’s guest Laird Hamilton and other surfers and celebrities show us how the Oceana Foundation can help save our precious oceans. Laird Hamilton’s sponsors include: Wonderwall, Oxbow and Standup Surfboards.

Julian Wilson and Chase Wilson – Tuesday 11.18.08

Today, USA team surfer and Lost team rider Chase Wilson hits The Habit. And, they’re not related in any way other than the fact that they were born to rip waves. From Young Guns 3, Julian Wilson takes a break from big airs to drop in on the Habit. Plus, Donavon and friends hang ten on their 70’s style boards for the 2008 Cosmic Creek contest. Julian Wilson’s sponsors include: Oakley, Quiksilver, Red Bull, and Backline. Chase Wilson’s sponsors include: Dragon, Lost, Surfside Sports and Dakine.

Dan Brisse, Zac Marben and music guest The Secret Machines – Wednesday 11.19.08

Today, pro snowboarders and Volcom team riders Dan Brisse and Zac Marben take a break from their global pow search and hit the Habit. Also, correspondent Jeff Sloniker tries to get life lessons from Sean William Scott at the press premiere of “Role Models”. Plus, they’ve been called progressive and intensely ethereal, The Secret Machines are here and we call that rad. Dan Brisse’s sponsors include: Deeluxe, Von Zipper, Volcom, Capita Snowboards, Red Bull, Union Bindings, Celtek, Milo Sport and The Youth Shelter Supply. Zac Marben’s sponsors include: Vans, Ashbury, Volcom, Celtek gloves, Flux bindings and Cal surf board shop.

Austen Seaholm and music guest Friendly Fires – Thursday 11.20.08

Skater and co-founder of Kaos Skateboards, Austen Seaholm returns to the Habit. Plus, the English band Friendly Fires is here to rock the Snickers Sound Stage. And we check out all the action from the Nora Cup Awards in Las Vegas. Austen Seaholm’s sponsors include: SRH, KAOS, EVO energy drink, Ninja, Polanti Watches, Lexani, Balls Deep Boxers, Skull Candy and Suburban Noize Records.

Lyn-z Adams Hawkins – Friday 11.21.08

She is the first female to hit the mega ramp, pro skater Lyn-z Adams Hawkins drops in on the Habit. Plus, we sent Anne-Flore Marxer to catch up with Lyn-z at the premiere of the new Oakley film “Uniquely”. Also, we check in from the Vans Downtown Showdown.  Lyn-z Adams Hawkins’ sponsors include: Volcom, Nixon watches, Oakley eyewear, Kicker, K-5, Type-S wheels, 187 Pads and S-One helmets.

This week on FUEL TV’s Weekly Update with Boost Mobile, we have complete coverage of the Lg Action Sports World Championships, where Pierre-Luc Gagnon takes the gold for skate vert, and Paul Rodriguez wins in street skate. Daniel Dhers takes the win for the BMX Street competiton and Jamie Bestwick wins first place in BMX Vert.

In Snowboarding news, Andrew Brewer wins the Jibassic Pro Invitational.

At the Rip Curl Grom Search Nationals, Koa Smith wins the 12 and under division final. In the 14 and under boys division San Clemente’s Ian Crane takes home the win. On the girl’s side, Australia’s Chandlerr Parr would claim the title for the girls 16 and under division. Nat Young will go on to win the main event and an all-expense-paid trip to Bells Beach in Australia.

Skateboard company Toy Machine held a demo at Active in Southern California with its top name pros impressing the crowd.

In the Weekly Update One-on-One interview, we catch up with Pierre-Luc Gagnon and he talks about his banner year and the vert’s up-and-coming talent.

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