Industry News 8/24/2009

TV: This Week on FUEL TV's The Daily Habit

This Week on FUEL TV's
The Daily Habit

Mike Peterson, Kyle Berard and Tanner Zelinsky – Monday 8.24.09

Fortify yourself with a triple dose of shred as Consolidated Skateboards riders Mike Peterson and Kyle Berard return to The Habit, and they brought along fellow rider Tanner Zelinsky with them. Plus, Mike and Kyle take us behind-the-scenes at a backyard pool jam. And, Jordan Morris and Quentin Tarantino talk about absolutely nothing (as only Tarantino can) at the press day for “Inglourious Basterds.” Mike Peterson’s sponsors include: Consolidated Skateboards, Globe, Billabong and Ace Skateboard Truck Mfg.  Kyle Berard’s sponsors include: Consolidated Skateboards, LOST, Dakine, Cardinal Skate Shop, and Ace Skateboard Truck Mfg. Tanner Zelinsky’s sponsors include: Consolidated Skateboards, Lakai Limited Footwear (Flow), Matix (Flow), Krux Trucks, DAF Coozies, Skate Works and Bones Wheels.

J. Grant Brittain, Dave Swift and musical guest Enter Shikari – Tuesday 8.25.09

Legendary photographers and founders of The Skateboard Mag - J. Grant Brittain and Dave Swift hit The Habit to regale us with tales from The Del Mark Skate Ranch and capturing the most memorable moments in skateboarding history. Plus, U.K. rockers Enter Shikari give a commanding performance on the Snickers Sound Stage. And, we’re treating you to shred-tastic highlights from the 2009 Back to the Banks contest and a skate demo with the Real Skateboards team. Tuesdays never looked so good, people.  Dave Swift sponsors include: Vans, PS Stix, Bones Wheels, and Independent Truck Company.

Richie Jackson and Patrick Melcher – Wednesday 8.26.09

Break out your mustache combs, because today’s guests rock the fancy follicles. Direct from winning the Worlds second-best mustache, pro skater Patrick Melcher is back on the Habit to discuss a great year of skate and other fun stuff. Plus, we finally get to meet one of the most popular skaters on YouTube, unquestionably one of Australia’s most innovative street shredders drops in on The Habit, Richie Jackson. Also, Patrick checks out skate madness with Chris Cole, Ryan Sheckler, P-Rod and others at the 2009 Maloof Money Cup. Richie Jackson’s sponsors include: IPath, Anon and Death Skateboards. Patrick Melcher’s sponsors include: Death Skateboards, Anon, Iron Fist Clothing, Neff Headwear, Pig Wheels and Transphusion.

Mike Gerard, Ian Cairns, Courtney Conlogue, Steve Newton, Tony Silvagni, Davis Guggenheim and musical guest The Dodos – Thursday 8.27.09

Today, we’ve got Surfing America’s Executive Director Mike Gerard, along with the new head coach of the Pac Sun USA Surf Team, legendary surfer Ian Cairns. That’s not all: USA Surf Team members Courtney Conlogue, Steve Newton and Tony Silvagni drop by. Plus, its indie folk with a caffeine double shot, The Dodos plug into the Snickers Sound Stage. Also, the director the very cool music doc aptly titled “It Might Get Loud” starring Jack White, Jimmy Page and The Edge – Davis Guggenheim is here. Courtney Conlogue’s sponsors include: Billabong, Reef, Smith Optics, Bushman, Zola and Nixon. Steve Newton’s sponsors include: Stewart Surfboards. Tony Silvagni’s sponsors include: Quiksilver, Perfection Surfboards, FCS, Hot Wax Surf Shop and Gorilla Grip. 

Echo Beach Team – Friday 8.28.09

Today, we go back to the future with the cast and crew of the critically acclaimed surf documentary that harkens back to the SoCal surf scene and how it influenced surf and popular culture - Echo Beach. Director and surfer Jeff Parker, Producer Stefan Jeremias along with veteran surfer John Gothard is here. Then we’re topping things off with next generation surfer, Andrew Doheney. Plus, we were lucky enough to get a bonus track performance from yesterday’s musical guest The Dodos. Andrew Doheney’s sponsors include: Vans, Electric, Volcom, JS Surfboards, Sex Wax, Vestal and HSS.

This Week on The Weekly Update with Boost Mobile: The Dew Tour’s Wendy’s Invitational hits Portland, Oregon. In Skate Vert, Pierre-Luc Gagnon moves into the overall points lead with a win over Andy Macdonald and Sandro Dias.

In Park, Chaz Ortiz and Chris Cole battle for the first-placed spot, with Ortiz coming out on top.

In the Transworld Best Trick event, Park finalist Ryan Decenzo is back on his board to take top honors. In other skate news, Steve Reeves and Team Bacon give us a tour of Greater Portland, otherwise known as Skate City, USA.

In BMX, 2007 Dew Cup champ Ryan Nyquist jumps into the points lead with a win in BMX Dirt. In Vert, Jamie Bestwick continues his dominance. And in Park, Garrett Reynolds barely beats Dave Mirra, and the two now share the overall points lead.

In other Dew Tour news, the best in FMX put on a demo, plus we check in with the Gatorade Free Flow Tour amateur series.

Coming up next week: We’re on the scene in London, England, for the last stop of Red Bull X-Fighters.

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