Industry News 3/9/2009

This Week On FUEL TV

This Week On FUEL TV:

Sunday, 3/8/2009: Firsthand: Chico Brenes – 8:00pm ET/PT
Monday, 3/9/2009: 2008 VTCS: Billabong Pipeline Masters – 8:00pm ET/PT in Meet & Brotatoes
Monday, 3/9/2009: Free Pegasus – 9:30pm ET/PT
Friday, 3/13/2009: Strange Notes: Crunchtime – 8:00pm ET/PT in Skate @ 8

This Week on The Daily Habit

Paul “P-Rod” Rodriguez – Monday 3.09.09

In today’s show two-time X Games gold medalist and pro skateboarder Paul Rodriguez is back on the Habit. From contests to new video parts, we’re bringing you all of P-Rod’s illest footage. Plus, Chris Pastras and P-Rod field questions from the kids at the Crossroads Community Center in Seattle. Also, find out what mega ramp safety inspector Chris Fairbanks uncovers at 2009 ASR. Paul Rodriguez’s sponsors include: Nike, Plan B, Mountain Dew, Nixon, Boost Mobile, InCase and Active Ride Shop.

Nick Jiampa, Pat Millin and musical guest Dear and the Headlights – Tuesday 3.10.09

Find out what remote corners of the Earth the Zoo York team riders Nick Jiampa and Pat Millin are surfing and why Jeff Sloniker the Tooth Fairy pays Nick a visit. Plus, musical guests Dear and the Headlights are rockin’ the Snickers Sound Stage. And come along as Will Tant hangs out with CJ Hobgood for the day. Nick Jiampa’s sponsors include: Zoo York, Matuse, IPATH, Anon, HSD Surfboards and Dakine. Pat Millin’s sponsors include: Zoo York, Matuse, IPATH, Sabre, Sharp Eye Surfboards and Dakine.

Osiris Girls Team (Karen Jones, Stef Tor and Vera Janssen) – Wednesday 3.11.09

In today’s show we’re bringing you the best of skate, wake and snow – Osiris team riders Karen Jones, Stef Tor and Vera Janssen are on the Habit. Plus, we catch all the action at the Monster Energy – Sun Diego Pro/Am Surf Tour in Huntington Beach. Also, Jordan Morris checks out Oakley’s big X Games bash in Aspen, Colorado. Stef Tor’s sponsors include: Osiris, Liquid Force, Dragon Eyewear, Jet Pilot, LA Fitness and Joint Juice. Vera Janssen’s sponsors include: Osiris, Nikita, Nitro, Ogio, Dragon and Deeluxe. Karen Jones’ sponsors include: Osiris, Nixon, Von Zipper, Element, Stereo and Bones

Matt Biolos, Joey Santley, Steve Cox (Green Foam Blanks) and musical guest Restavrant – Thursday 3.12.09

Today’s show will educate you on the green era of surfing with the help of Green Foam Blanks founders Joey Stanley, Steve Cox, and Matt Biolos. Plus, the eclectic duo known as Restavrant brings their bluegrass, punk sounds to the Snickers Sound Stage. Also, Laird Hamilton tells us how the Oceana Foundation can help save our precious oceans.

Ricardo Laguna – Friday 3.13.09

In today’s show we have pro BMX rider and Las Vegas local Ricardo Laguna. Be the first to hear about the surprising plans for the 2009 “Ricardo Laguna Extreme Thing” right in the heart of Las Vegas. Also, find out which groms Rick Thorne is adding to his Monster Army. Plus, BMX pro Nigel Sylvester lives his dream and goes to the 2009 NBA All-Star weekend to meet Kevin Garnett. Ricardo Laguna’s sponsors include: LRG, System Cycle, CTI, TSG Helmets, Dan’s Comp and Woodward West.

This Week on The Weekly Update with Boost Mobile: We have complete coverage of The Kings of the Grooms Championships in Minnesota. Bong Gause won and CJ Kelly took second.

In snowboard news, at the LG Snowboard FIS World Cup halfpipe contest in Bardonecchia, Italy, Kelly Clark won the women’s division, and Mathieu Crepel took the men’s. At the LG Snowboard FIS World Cup halfpipe contest in Cypress, Canada, Shaun White took first place in the men’s division, and Kelly Clark won the women’s side.

In other snowboard news, Volcom’s Peanut Butter & Rail Jam tour hit Snoqualimie, Washington and Ryan Tucker won the 15 and under division, Chris Cloud took the 16 and over group, and Austin Sweetin won the open division.

In wakeboard news, at the Daniel Watkins/Déjà Vu Third Anniversary Rail Jam, Brenton Priestly won.

In surf news, the USA surf team heading to the Quiksilver ISA World Junior Championships got a pep talk from USC football head coach Pete Carroll.

In Los Angeles, the I Heart Skateboarding Valentine’s Day Contest was won by Tony Karr. In other skate news, Mike Vallely hosted a signing for the new issue of the Skatebook.

The first-ever Surfet Saltwater Sweetheart Board Fest was held in Cocoa Beach, Florida, and Haley Watson won the shortboard final.

Active held its 20th Year Anniversary and our cameras caught all the fun.

In the Weekly Update One-on-One, snowboard pro Marie-France Roy talks about contests, video parts, and admiration from her peers.

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Weather Guy: Who wants to go to Central America?
The Weather Guy gives you all the weather lowdown on your favorite surf and shred spots. The swell is up down south!
http://www.fuel.tv/Weather_Guy/blogs/view/5630?item=40287&type=Blog

Friends & Drugs
With the Olympics just around the corner drug tests for the snowboard are just around the corner. Will it affect your favorite rider?
http://fueltv.fuel.tv/PoolSnob/blogs/view/5610?item=40134&type=Blog