BMX Hightlights for Fuel in January
Sundays, starting 12/28/2008
Firsthand – season 10 – 8:00pm ET/PT
FUEL TV’s original series “Firsthand” brings you up close and personal with the daily lives of today’s top action sports athletes. Follow along as they span the globe in search of untracked powder, concrete bowls, and perfect waves. From the biggest competitions to laid-back free sessions, “Firsthand” offers exclusive footage of world class pros pushing the limits of their riding. In season 10, catch a personal look at the lives of BMX Dew Tour Champ Daniel Dhers, Olympic Silver medalist snowboard star Gretchen Bleiler, pro surfer Corey Lopez, and many more.
LG Action Sports World Championships – BMX Vert & Skateboarding Street – 8:00pm ET/PT in Meet & Brotatoes
The world's top BMX vert and skate street pros compete for the season-ending World Championships of Action Sports. In skate street, watch as Paul Rodriguez goes head to head with Greg Lutzka and 2007 Champion Rodolfo Ramos for the title. In BMX vert, Jamie Bestwick tries for his fifth championship, but 2006 Champ Chad Kagy and Simon Tabron have other plans.
2008 US Open of Surfing – 8:00pm ET/PT in Meet & Brotatoes
See the world's best surfers battle it out in the largest surf contest in the world and the only 6-Star WQS event in North America. Professional skateboarders and BMX superstars assault the legendary Soul Bowl and top FMX fliers air it out in a ramp-to-ramp air show. Sprinkle in some music, fashion, sand, and sun and you have the epitome of the California lifestyle and the culture of action sports.