Industry News 8/17/2009

TV: This Week On FUEL TV

This Week On FUEL TV

Tuesday, 8/18/09 - Rockstar Wake Jam 2009, Toe Jam Stop #3 – 8:00pm ET/PT in Wake Steady

Thursday, 8/20/09 - Insane Cinema: Drop Zone Tahiti – 8:00pm ET/PT in SurfSpot

Special DC Week This Week on The Daily Habit:

Ken Block, Dave Mirra and Danny Way – Monday 8.17.09
It’s DC Week on The Daily Habit and we are coming to you from DC’s Gold Standard event on the roof of the Standard Hotel in Downtown LA. Today’s guests are truly remarkable. This BMX rider has been a relentless force of nature in X Games comps for the past 14 years, Dave Mirra is back. Plus, he’s known for innovating and originating the Mega Ramp, the fearless Danny Way drops in. Also, the co-founder of DC and master of all things rally car, Ken Block drifts onto the Gold Standard. Dave Mirra’s sponsors include: Mirra Co., Monster, DC, Subaru Rally Team USA, Maxxis Tires and SNAFU. Ken Block’s sponsors include: DC, Monster, Subaru, BF Goodrich and Dirt2. Danny Way’s sponsors include: DC, Plan B, Independent, Nixon and Yamaha.

Chaz Ortiz, Chad Kagy and Colin McKay – Tuesday 8.18.09
DC Week on The Daily Habit at the 2009 Gold Standard event continues with a 15-year-old skate prodigy who’s got everybody talking, Chaz Ortiz. Plus, one of the world’s most legendary vert riders, Colin McKay drops by. Also, DC’s Chad Kagy makes a quick stop on The Habit stage. And, we sent DC’s own, Renee Renee to take us on a tour of the DC Ramp. Chaz Ortiz’s sponsors include: DC, Zoo York, Gatorade, Silver, FKD, Bones, Warp Skatepark and Diamond. Colin McKay’s sponsors include: DC, Plan B, Nixon, Independent and RDS. Chad Kagy’s sponsors include: DC, Failure, Woodward, AMP, Albe’s and Bell.

Ricky Carmichael, Jolene Van Vugt and musical guest Band of Skulls – Wednesday 8.19.09
Today DC Week at the 2009 Gold Standard event in Los Angeles heats up on The Daily Habit with 15 time AMA Supercross Champ; Ricky Carmichael. Plus, she’s the first female to back flip a full-sized dirt bike, not to mention she has the Travis Pastrana “seal of approval”, Jolene Van Vugt drops in. Also, today’s musical guest Band of Skulls brings their crunchy fuzzed out blues-stomp to the Snickers Sound Stage. Ricky Carmichael’s sponsors include: DC, Fox, Monster, Oakley and Suzuki. Jolene Van Vugt’s sponsors include: DC, Electric, Suzuki, Alpinestars, Fox, Michelin, Blackfoot Direct, Twin Air, Motul, Tubend Racing, N-Style, Pro Circuit and Works Connection.

Nick Dompierre, Lindsey Robertson and musical guest Band of Skulls – Thursday 8.20.09
It’s DC Week on The Daily Habit at the 2009 Gold Standard event and today, DC’s East Coast heavy hitter, skater Nick Dompierre drops in. Plus, respected tech skater known for his heel flips, DC team rider Lindsey Robertson is here. Also, today’s musical guest Band of Skulls brings their garage blues to the Snickers Sound Stage. Nick Dompierre’s sponsors include: DC, Real, Spitfire, Thunder, Solstice Skateshop and Monster Energy. Lindsey Robertson’s sponsors include: DC, Mystery and M.I.A Skateshop.

Allan Cooke, Ian Walsh and musical guest Nebula – Friday 8.21.09
It’s DC Week on The Daily Habit and today, we catch up with one of BMX’s true ambassadors, Allan Cooke. Plus, he’s usually out tackling the heaviest waves on the planet, but today pro surfer Ian Walsh hits the Habit. Also, we take a ride to outer space when the band, Nebula performs on the Snickers Sound Stage. Allan Cooke’s sponsors include: DC, Haro, Rockstar and Bell. Ian Walsh’s sponsors include: Red Bull, Lost, O’Neill, Dakine and Boost Mobile.

 
This Week on The Weekly Update with Boost Mobile: X Games 15 takes over Los Angeles, California, bringing in the best in skate, BMX, and moto. L.A. native Paul Rodriguez takes the gold medal in Skate Street as Pierre-Luc Gagnon and Rune Glifberg score gold in Skate Vert and Skate Park, respectively. On the mega ramp, Jake Brown wins his first X Games gold medal, edging past back-to-back defending champ Bob Burnquist in the Big Air final. Also on the mega, the first-ever Big Air Rail Jam finds pioneer Danny Way at the top of the podium.

In BMX, Garrett Reynolds, Scotty Cranmer, and Jamie Bestwick take gold in Street, Park, and Vert, respectively. And Kevin Robinson comes out on top in Big Air. Also on the mega ramp, Anthony Napolitan lands the first-ever double front flip in competition.

Our moto coverage includes Kyle Loza’s gold medal three-peat in Best Trick. Todd Potter wins Best Whip. And Ronnie Renner and Ricky Carmichael tie for gold in Moto X Step Up. In Moto X Freestyle, Australia’s Blake “Bilko” Williams claims the first gold by an international rider. In Super X, defending gold medalist Josh Hansen adds another to his trophy shelf, and Ivan Lazzarini wins Super Moto.

Coming up next week: All the highlights from the Dew Tour’s Wendy’s Invitational.

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