Industry News 3/23/2009

This Week on The Daily Habit

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The Daily Habit

Matt Beacham and musical guest Cut Off Your Hands – Monday 3.23.09

Get ready, set, and go!  New Pollution host and pro surfer Matt Beacham is back on the Habit to tell us about his mis-adventures filming for Season 3 as he travels the world hanging with the most talented groms. New Zealand quartet, Cut Off Your Hands, brings us their poppy, head boppin’ tunes to the Snickers Sound Stage. And get a private tour of Tavarua as Andy Irons kicks off our week-long coverage of the 2009 Nixon High Tide Hold ‘Em Contest in Fiji. Matt Beacham’s sponsors include: Cobian, Truth Soul Armor, Wave Riding Vehicles, Monster Energy and Verizon Wireless.

New Pollution Kids Season 3 (Leila Hurst, Louie Lopez and Conner Coffin) – Tuesday 3.24.09

We’ve got three of the prodigies from FUEL TV’s New Pollution Season 3, Leila Hurst, Louie Lopez and Conner Coffin hit the Habit. Plus, Nate Wessel gives us a behind the scenes look at the awesome new Camp Woodward in Colorado. Also, snowboarding icon Eero Ettala pals around with Am rider Cody Warble in Breckenridge. Leila Hurst’s sponsors include: Vans, Von Zipper, Carl Schaper Surfboards, Sticky Bumps and Vertra Sunscreen. Louie Lopez’s sponsors include: Globe, Volcom and Flip. Conner Coffin’s sponsors include: Hurley, Channel Islands, Red Bull, Oakley, Globe and Sex Wax.

Cheyne Magnusson, Mike Murciano and musical guest Swim Party – Wednesday 3.25.09

In today’s show, you will escape to beautiful Fiji with Nixon team rider Cheyne Magnusson and Nixon’s Marketing Manager Mike Murciano. Plus, you get to hear about all the wild antics that went down at the 2009 Nixon High Tide Hold ’Em. Also, we bring you a live performance on the Snickers Sound Stage from the torchbearers of noisy, tuneful indie rock; Swim Party. Cheyne Magnusson’s sponsors include: Osiris, Body Glove, Chemistry, Nixon, GO211.com and Surf Ride.

Mike Escamilla and musical guest Matt and Kim – Thursday 3.26.09

BMX rider Mike “Rooftop” Escamilla shares some insane stories from the 2009 Nixon High Tide Hold ‘Em on Tavarua, Fiji. One of which involves him getting Andy Irons to jump out of a perfectly good helicopter from two miles in the sky. Plus, daredevil skydiver Travis Fienhage and legendary Tavarua Boatman Brandon Lillard join us. Also, the fun dance duo– Matt and Kim perform on the Snickers Sound Stage. Mike Escamilla’s sponsors include: Hurley, Nixon, Huck Jam Bikes, and Demolition.

Alex Gray – Friday 3.27.09

Pro surfer Alex Gray is back on the Habit to tell us about his adventures shark diving and surfing the beautiful coasts of Moorea. Plus, Will Tant spends a day with CJ Hobgood and talks about his strategy for taking a future world title. Also, we bring you our last day of coverage at the 2009 Nixon High Tide and Hold ‘Em contests in Tavarua, Fiji; as they say, save the best for last! Alex Gray’s sponsors include: Creedlers, Volcom, Channel Islands, OAM, Go211.com and Body Glove.

This Week on The Weekly Update with Boost Mobile:  The ASP World Tour season kicks off on Australia’s Gold Coast. In the Quiksilver Pro, Kelly Slater begins his bid for world title number 10, but there’s a wildcard throwing a wrench in his game. In the Roxy Pro, Stephanie Gilmore sets the pace for world title number three. In other surf news, Quiksilver launches a new clothing line at a Santa Barbara boutique.

Park City Mountain Resort’s Intelligent Design snowboard contest mixes kickers, rails, and pipes to challenge top riders, such as Luke Mitrani, Charles Reid, and Shaun White. In other snowboarding news, Stefan Gimpl clinches his third big-air world cup title in Russia, and Canada hosts a pair of FIS events.

Pool skaters head to legendary Kona skatepark for the first stop on the Florida Bowlriders Cup, where defending champ Benji Galloway’s no-show opens the door for the next generation. Meanwhile, skate artists gather in Hollywood for the Enjoi “Just Another Skateboard Art Show.”

BMXers band together down under for a jam benefiting victims of the Australian bushfires and NASCAR joins forces with the Metal Mulisha to raise money for the Lusk Legacy Foundation.

And in a special feature produced exclusively by FUEL TV, defending event champ Aaron Astorga joins Dave Downing, Mike Morrissey, Robert Curtis, and Tosh Townend on an “Ultimate Boarder” snow-surf-skate training day. 

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