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ZACK "CATFISH" YANKUSH Monday 5/28/07
Host of FUEL TV’s show “Props,” and one of the voices of BMX, DK team manager Zack “Catfish” Yankush is here. Catfish tells us how he’s made the transition from rider to announcer and become a staple to the BMX circuit. Plus, Lost team rider and top ten WQS surfer Leilani Gryde drops in. Also, Eenie Meenie Records artist Great Northern performs live in the studio. Zack’s sponsors include: Underground Products, Etnies, DK Bicycle Co., Maxxis Tires, Konig Wheels, and OBMX.com. Leilani’s sponsors include: Oakley eyewear and apparel, Etnies shoes, Lost Surfboards.
JOEY BREZINSKI Tuesday 5/29/07
The manual tech wizard of skateboarding and winner of Red Bull’s Seek & Destroy 2, pro skateboarder Joey Brezinski is in the studio. About to kick off his summer tour “Manny Mania,” Joey tells us all about his plans with Red Bull to take over skateparks across the country looking for amateur skaters with some mean trick combos. Plus, we’re plugging in the surge protectors and cranking it up to eleven with “The Bloody Hollies”. And, Jordan Morris’ Summer Movie Trailer Previews continue. Joey’s sponsors include: Adio, Cliché, Red Bull, Autobahn, Grind King, FKD, Val Surf, and Diamond.
MIKE LOSNESS Wednesday 5/30/07
Today’s guest rides for Body Glove and was the “rookie” who impressed all on his “Drive Thru South Africa” stint. Transworld Surf magazine called him the hardest working surfer in the business – the James Brown of surfing, Mike Losness is here today. Plus, you’ve seen his music videos right here on the Habit. His work for “Panic at the Disco” won MTV’s “Music Video of the Year”; director Shane Drake drops in. Plus, the Jordan Morris Summer Movie Trailer Preview week continues. Mike’s sponsors include: Body Glove, Adio Footwear, T. Patterson surfboards, Spy Optic, Dakine, and GFH Boards.
JIM RIPPEY Thursday 5/31/07
Today’s guest is one of the biggest big-air launchers out there; he’s got gold medals from the Van’s Triple Crown, the US Open and the Innsbruck Air and Style. Jim Rippey is here. Plus, recording artist Pigeon John is back and this time he brought a band. And, known simply as “The Queen of Teahupoo”, Keala Kennelly makes time out of her busy schedule shooting a TV show to stop by. Jim’s sponsors include: Porter's Ski and Sport. Keala’s sponsors include: Spy Optic, Billabong, Red Bull, IslandStyle, Vestal Watches, and Spyder.
RUBEN ALCANTARA Friday 6/01/07
From the new BMX film “Grounded,” Etnies team rider and one of the true icons of BMX, Ruben Alcantara is on the show. Getting ready to take off for the Fox “Pedal To The Medal” BMX Tour, Ruben drops in and tells us how he came from his early days riding in Spain, to becoming a widely respected BMX star. Plus, Ruben brings some friends and fellow Etnies team riders to talk about working on the new film “Grounded”. And, Edwin Delarosa gives us a tour around his local BMX stomping grounds, the Brooklyn Banks. Also, Jordan Morris and his movie trailer babes have yet another summer blockbuster movie preview. Ruben’s sponsors include: FOX Apparel, Etnies shoes, Terrible 1, and Fly Bikes.
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This week on FUEL TV’s The Weekly Update With Boost Mobile, we start with coverage of the Billabong Pro Tahiti, the third stop of the ASP World Tour, where Damien Hobgood prevails over Mick Fanning in the big barrels of Teahupoo. Tour rookie Kai Otton and vet Joel Parkinson are equal third.
In other surf news, the Quiksilver Surf Shop Challenge central-northwest qualifier was held at Pleasure Point in Santa Cruz, California, with the O’Neill Surf Shop crew winning the contest.
At the Oxbow Pro World Longboard Championships, held at Anglet, France, Brazilian Phil Rajzman took the title and made history by becoming the first-ever Brazilian ASP world champ.
The O’Neill Highland Open, an ASP six-star WQS, was held on Scotland’s northern coast in very cold water, but that didn’t stop Australian Nathan Hedge from winning the sword over Jarrad Howse, who took second place.
In BMX news, pro Allan Cooke is back on the road for the fourth year with his Local Exposure Tour, this time traveling across the Southwest looking for the hottest unsponsored amateur rider. In the end, Marcos Torres was awarded the sponsorship package.
In skateboard news, Sun Diego hosted the Mada Rails For Rolees skate demo and contest at their El Cajon, California store with Jeff King building a skate ramp out of an old Cadillac Limousine. In the end, James Brockman won the contest, while Arturo Sanchez got second and Saul Quintero takes third.
In snowboard news, Burton Snowboards’ Chill program hosted a golf tournament in Southern California that raised $15,000 to help take at-risk kids out of the city and get them snowboarding.
In the Weekly Update With Boost Mobile One-on-One interview, pro skater Zered Bassett talks about his East Coast roots and a few of his favorite contests.
To watch The Weekly Update With Boost Mobile on Fox Sports Net, check your local FSN dates and show times at: http://msn.foxsports.com/