OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE – The Combi sessions at the Vans Skatepark are heating up as it’s time for the most anticipated bowl contest of the year. Join us online for the 2008 Pro-tec Pool Party and see 40 top pros, masters and ladies vie for their piece of a $90,000 purse in one of the most unforgiving bowls ever built. Held in an almost exact replica of the infamous Upland Combi at the newly remodeled Vans Skatepark in Orange, the Pool Party is going to turn out some of the best bowl action this year.
Watch it on the Web: Catch a live webcast of The Pro-tec Pool Party, powered by Skateboard.com, at www.vans.com on Saturday, May 17 from 1:00 pm to 9 pm.
Watch & Win Contest! Enter our “Watch & Win” sweepstakes where one lucky viewer will win a customized Pro-Tec Pool Party Epiphone Les Paul Jr. guitar, autographed by the winners of the Pro-tec Pool Party! The winner will also receive 2 passes to the Vans Warped Tour, so sign up at Vans.com now.
Expected Riders Include:
Pros – Rune Glifberg, Bucky Lasek, Omar Hassan, Bob Burnquist, Benji Galloway, Bruno Passos, Josh Borden, Lincoln Ueda, Sergie Ventura, Nolan Johnson, Remy Stratton, Jimmy the Greek
Masters – Chris Miller, Steve Caballero, Jeff Grosso, Lance Mountain, Steve Alba, Lester Kasai, Ben Schroeder, Buck Smith, Micke Alba, Mike Barnes, Tony Magnusson, Pat Ngoho, Steve Steadham
Ladies – Cara-Beth Burnside, Lyn-Z Adams, Mimi Knoop, Julie Kindstrand, Jodie MacDonald, Apryl Woodcock, Holly Lyons, Heidi Fitzgerald, Nicole Zuck, Cressey Rice, Amelia Brodka, Annie Sullivan
Judges – include Christian Hosoi, Steve Olson and Bryce Kanights
Television – Debuts September 1 EDT/PDT on FUEL TV, the 24/7 action sports lifestyle network.
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Pro – Rune Glifberg Pro – Omar Hassan Pro – Rune Glifberg
Masters – Chris Miller Masters – Chris Miller Masters – Chris Miller
Ladies – Cara-Beth Burnside Ladies – Cara-Beth Burnside Ladies – Cara-Beth Burnside
Thanks to our sponsors Pro-tec, Vans, Rockstar Energy Drink, Scion and Gibson. For more information, check out the official Pro-tec Pool Party Site HERE.