Wed, Jul 11 2012 11:46 am |
Burr Ridge, Ill. – July 11, 2012 – The Dew Tour today announced the competitions and the invited athletes for the Pantech Beach Championships in Ocean City, Md., August 16-19. The new Dew Tour – featuring three large-scale, premium events – will debut with a mix of returning and new Skateboard and BMX disciplines, Surf and multiple music performances. The Dew Tour Pantech Beach Championships will be free to attend.
While developing the new Dew Tour, Alli Sports and Mountain Dew – reinforcing their long-standing commitment to the action sports community – have garnered feedback from athletes, agents and industry veterans. Open communication led to the new model of the Dew Tour, with athletes expressing their opinions on ideal courses, disciplines, formats and overall event authenticity.
The Dew Tour Pantech Beach Championships will capture the unique beach lifestyle in the competitions, music and character of the transition-focused disciplines with a backdrop of Atlantic Ocean. New to the Dew Tour is the Mega 2.0 event for both Skate and BMX, and this year’s Beach event will feature the Skate Bowl Legends competition. The Dew Tour Pantech Beach Championships will feature the top names in action sports competing in the following disciplines:
|Skate Vert||BMX Vert|
|Skate Bowl||BMX Park|
|Skate Legends Bowl||BMX Mega 2.0|
|Skate Mega 2.0||Surf|
The Dew Tour is working with a committee of industry experts and course designers to ensure the most progressive competitions possible are featured at the new Dew Tour. Selection Committees for each discipline have been created to invite the top action sports athletes to compete in the four-day action sports and lifestyle festival.
Invited BMX athletes include:
|BMX PARK||BMX VERT||BMX MEGA 2.0|
|Kyle Baldock||Jamie Bestwick||Vince Byron|
|Brett Banasiewicz||Vince Byron||Austin Coleman|
|Drew Bezanson||Austin Coleman||James Foster|
|Andy Buckworth||Chad Kagy||Chad Kagy|
|Vince Byron||Mykel Larrin||Steve McCann|
|Diogo Canina||Steve McCann||Anthony Napolitan|
|Pat Casey||Dennis McCoy||Kevin Robinson|
|Austin Coleman||Kevin Robinson||Colton Satterfield|
|Scotty Cranmer||Simon Tabron||Morgan Wade|
|Rob Darden||Jimmy Walker||Zack Warden|
|Daniel Dhers||Zack Warden|
|Brandon Dosch||Coco Zurita|
The complete 2012 Dew Tour schedule is as follows:
Event Date Location
Pantech Beach Championships August 16-19 Ocean City, Md.
Toyota City Championships October 18-21 San Francisco, Cali.
Mountain Championships December 13-16 Breckenridge, Colo.
The Dew Tour Pantech Beach Championships will be showcased across 11 broadcast hours on NBC and NBC Sports Network and an all-new digital platform with live streaming plus exclusive behind the scenes and in-depth content on dewtour.com. For additional Dew Tour event information, visit www.DewTour.com and the Dew Tour Facebook page.