OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE – The exclusive agreement enables fans worldwide to view all three legs of the event for free starting in Squaw Valley, Calif., with the snowboarding contest on April 13, 2008, and moving to Ventura, Calif., from April 16-19 for the surfing and skateboarding portions of the competition.
"REELcomp was created for the love of the core board sports which coincides with Ultimate Boarder's vision perfectly," said Chad Moore, REELcomp.com Operations Manager. "We are thrilled to be a part of this grassroots style event."
Fans can catch all the thrills and spills by visiting either www.REELcomp.com or www.ultimateboarder.com. In addition to featuring exciting live head-to-head action, the webcast will include athlete interviews and video from official Ultimate Boarder™ after parties as well as the UB Ventura Street Festival on Friday, April 18. Brad J Lilley, who has a strong background as an emcee of top action sports events and popular radio programs including the X-Games, AST Dew Tour, 2002 and 2004 Olympics will announce all three stops of the competition.
"Being able to provide a free alternative for people to watch the event from work or home was very important to me. I'm very excited to be working with REELcomp and their vision to offer high-end web content for these three core board sports," said Ultimate Boarder™ Founder & CEO Tim Hoover.
Ultimate Boarder™ is sponsored by Amtrak California, Flexfit, LIVE 105.5, Q104.7, Red Bull, Redcord, Revenge Trucks, Rockford Fosgate, Skateboarder Magazine, Snowboarder Magazine, Soul Ryde, Squaw Valley USA, Surfing Magazine, The Octopus 95.9, Trilogy Arts Board Co., Ventura Visitors & Convention Bureau and Wahoo's Fish Tacos.
For complete a complete list of participating athletes, event details and sponsorship opportunities visit www.ultimateboarder.com.
The Ultimate Boarder™is the first-ever challenge of its kind: a one-week competition to find the first athlete who can conquer the art of surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding. The Ultimate Boarder™ was created in response to the growing popularity of these sports, and as a way to promote healthy athletic lifestyles among young athletes in a positive and competitive environment that grooms role models and heroes for our country's next generation. For event details, rules and eligibility visit www.ultimateboarder.com.