Dew Tour Returns to Ocean City, MD For the Pantech Beach Championships Aug. 16-19

Action Sports and Lifestyle Festival to Include Skate, BMX and Surf Competitions

 

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 skateboard and BMX athletes include:

 

SKATE VERT

SKATE BOWL

SKATE LEGENDS BOWL

SKATE MEGA 2.0

Pedro Barros

Pedro Barros

Steve Alba

Jake Brown

Marcelos Bastos

Sam Beckett

Steve Caballero

Bob Burnquist

Sam Beckett

Julien Benoliel

Eddie Elguerra

Mitchie Brusco

Mitchie Brusco

Kyle Berard

Jeff Grosso

Jagger Eaton

Bob Burnquist

Taylor Bingaman

Christian Hosoi

Pierre-Luc Gagnon

Sandro Dias

Charlie Blair

Tony Magnusson

Ronaldo Gomes

Pierre-Luc Gagnon

Joshua Bordon

Chris Miller

Andy Macdonald

Ronaldo Gomes

Curren Caples

Lance Mountain

Edgar Pereira

Juergen Horrwarth

Kalani David

Pat Ngho

Tom Schaar

Bucky Lasek

Dalton Dern

Duane Peters

Elliott Sloan

Andy Macdonald

Sandro Dias

 

 

Danny Mayer

Greyson Fletcher

 

 

Alex Perelson

Omar Hassan

 

 

Paul-Luc Ronchetti

Aaron Hamoki

 

 

Tom Schaar

Ben Hatchell

 

 

Elliott Sloan

Willis Kimbel

 

 

Adam Taylor

Andrew Langi

 

 

Lincoln Ueda

Bucky Lasek

 

 

Shaun White

Andy Macdonald

 

 

 

Zach Miller

 

 

 

Guillaume Mocquin

 

 

 

Nolan Munroe

 

 

 

Michael Owen

 

 

 

Alex Perelson

 

 

 

Austin Poynter

 

 

 

Ben Raybourn

 

 

 

Tom Remillard

 

 

 

Josh Rodriguez

 

 

 

Sky Siljeg

 

 

 

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

 

Dennis Enarson

 

 

Ryan Guettler

 

 

Ben Hennon

 

 

Josh Harrington

 

 

Chase Hawk

 

 

Chad Kerley

 

 

Harry Main

 

 

Ryan Nyquist

 

 

Kevin Peraza

 

 

Garrett Reynolds

 

 

Daniel Sandoval

 

 

Jeremiah Smith

 

 

Mike Spinner

 

 

Morgan Wade

 

 

Ben Wallace

 

 

Zack Warden

 

 

Mark Webb

 

 

Gary Young

 

 

 

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.

           

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Dew Tour

The Dew Tour consists of three marquee events in distinct beach, city and mountain locales, featuring summer sports of skateboarding and BMX, with additional competitions of surf and freestyle motocross; snowboard (superpipe and slopestyle) and freeskiing (superpipe and slopestyle) will be featured at the winter event. The Dew Tour events are premium action sports and lifestyle festivals combining the best in action sports competitions along with the Dew Tour Experience and live music performances. The Dew Tour is broadcast live on NBC and NBC Sports Network and streamed live on dewtour.com. The Dew Tour is also distributed on Universal HD, and internationally on Eurosport, Fox Australia, Extreme Channel and Allarco Superchannel. The Dew Tour partners include Mountain Dew (tour title sponsor), Toyota, Pantech, GoDaddy, Mongoose, National Guard, Paul Mitchell and Stride. More information can be found at www.DewTour.com.

 

Alli Sports
Alli Sports, is an action sports lifestyle brand whose mission is to connect fans with athletes and brands through best in class events, media, and authentic branded products.  Alli Sports includes: the Dew Tour, Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship and the Red Bull Signature Series; Alli Media, which creates, produces, and distributes original content; and Alli Enterprises which includes a partnership with action sports retailer Dogfunk.com.  Alli Sports is a division of the NBC Sports Group.  More information can be found at www.allisports.com.

 

NBC Sports Group

When the Comcast-NBCUniversal transaction was completed in January of 2011, the broad reach and storied history of NBC Sports united with Comcast’s 24/7 ability to super-serve fans to create the NBC Sports Group. The new sports media company consists of an array of broadcast television, cable television and digital sports assets, including NBC Sports & Olympics, Golf Channel, Versus, 11 SportNets (regional sports networks) and their respective websites. Together, the new combined assets of the NBC Sports Group possess an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the Olympics, NFL, NHL, PGA TOUR, PGA of America, USGA, IndyCar, French Open, Tour de France and The Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes.