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This Week On FUEL TV:
Monday, 8/3/09 – Dew Underground 2009: Boston – 8:30pm ET/PT in Meet & Brotatoes
Monday, 8/3/09 – Insane Cinema: "2009 Volcom Surf Flick" – 9:30pm ET/PT
Thursday, 8/6/09 – Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach 2009 – 8:00pm ET/PT in SurfSpot
Thursday, 8/6/09 – Insane Cinema: Bustin' Down The Door – 8:00pm ET/PT in Insane Cinema
This Week on The Daily Habit:
Janna Meyen-Weatherby – Monday 8.03.09
Today's guest is the first athlete to 4-peat in a single discipline at 2006 Winter X Games; pro snowboarder Janna Meyen-Weatherby drops in. Plus, Ken Block teaches Renee Renee how to become one with his rally car on the set of the new Gymkhana Two video. Also, we check in with Chanelle Sladics at the premiere of Rochelle Ballard's new film "Surf Into Yoga". Janna Meyen-Weatherby's sponsors include: Volcom, Electric, DaKine, Side Effect Snowboard Shop, Mt. Bachelor and Kicker Audio.
Kris Markovich and Kerri Kenney – Tuesday 8.04.09
Set your Tivo for Tuesday because pro skater and Given Skateboards founder Kris Markovich is back on the Habit. Plus, you've seen her in "Reno 911!" and MTV's acclaimed comedy troupe "The State" – actor Kerri Kenney joins us for a little levity on set. And, it's a freak scene when the alt-rock trio Dinosaur Jr. rocks the Snickers Sound Stage. Kris Markovich's sponsors include: ERGO Clothing, Given Skateboards, Teenage Runaway Urethane and Rise Skate Shop.
Sally Fitzgibbons, Sofia Mulanovich and Matt Czuchry – Wednesday 8.05.09
Today, the pro ripper who currently has three different world titles under her belt, Sally Fitzgibbons hits the Habit. Plus, Peruvian prize, the amazing Sofia Mulanovich is back in the studio. Also, actor Matt Czuchry from the upcoming film "I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell" will be here. Sally Fitzgibbons' sponsors include: Red Bull, Etnies, Roxy, DHD, Boost Mobile, FCS and Gorilla. Sofia Mulanovich's sponsors include: Red Bull, Reef, Roxy and Al Merrick.
Stephanie Gilmore, Alana Blanchard and musical guest Saviours – Thursday 8.06.09
Today's guest is the winner of the 2009 Roxy Pro Gold Coast and two-time world champion pro surfer Stephanie Gilmore. Plus, she's a two-time winner of the Women's Pipeline Pro, Hawaiian ripper Alana Blanchard drops by the Habit. Also, the hellhounds of metal known as Saviours are howling at the gates of the Snickers Sound Stage. Stephanie Gilmore's sponsors include: Rip Curl, DHD, Up and Go, Creatures of Leisure, Ford Motors and Cole Clark Guitars. Alana Blanchard's sponsors include: Rip Curl, Sanuk, Spy Optic, Steve Boysen Surfboards and Sticky Bumps.
Kevin Jones – Friday 8.07.09
Today he won everything before that guy named Shaun did – three-time Snowboarder Magazine "Rider of the Year" and X Games legend, pro snowboarder superstar Kevin Jones finally lands on The Habit to fill us in on his exodus and triumphant return to snowboarding. Plus, fashion takes time out for a good cause at the 2009 Billabong Design for Humanity. Also, Jordan Morris gets in touch with his inner wizard with a preview of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince". Kevin Jones' sponsors include: DVS, Von Zipper, Billabong and Forum.
This Week on The Weekly Update with Boost Mobile: The best in skate take over Boston for the Dew Tour's first-ever Skate Open, a skate-only event running in conjunction with the ISF World Skateboarding Championships. Ryan Sheckler and Vanessa Torres win the park division, and Bucky Lasek and Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins get first in vert. In other skate news, Woodward West hosts a King of the Groms qualifier, Andy MacDonald takes us on a tour of his native Boston, and we go "One on One" with Dew Cup contender Paul Rodriguez.
In our moto coverage, Spain's Dany Torres edges past American Nate Adams to win the Madrid stop of Red Bull X-Fighters.
And in surf, it's being called one of the best events in world tour history, and Joel Parkinson comes out on top at the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay.
This Week On www.fuel.tv
Backstage Pass X Games
X Games Mayhem. FUEL.TV is running around all weekend grabbing footage, sliding into parties and basically bringing you the run down from behind-the-scene at the X Games. Check out Day 1
If you haven’t heard of Big Wave surfer Maya Gabeira you have been living under a rock. Check the charging Brazilian surfer out.
X Games Trial and Error
Sky surfing, speed climbing, luging, fruit booting. A look at sports that have come and gone at the X Games over the years.
DC Gold party at the Standard. We were lucky enough to get invited. It was hot. You missed out. Sorry.