Catch Rochelle Ballard In An All-New “Firsthand On FUEL TV This Sunday

Debuting Sunday, September 25 at 9:00 PM Eastern time (6:00 PM Pacific time) and telecast six additional times during the week, Surf Pro Rochelle Ballard stars in FUEL TV’s original 30-minute series “Firsthand.

This episode of “Firsthand catches up with Ballard, the 2004 ASP WCT runner-up, as she competes in the fifth stop of the 2005 WCT women’s tour in Perranporth, England. With a week off before the next contest, Rochelle takes advantage of the downtime and travels to picturesque Biarritz, France, where she immerses herself in the local culture, food, and of course her favorite pastime, shopping! “Firsthand also visits Rochelle at home in Kauai, Hawaii relaxing with family and friends and taking a stroll down memory lane at her childhood surf spot, PKs.

Upcoming air times for “Firsthand — Rochelle Ballard:

Sunday – 09/25/2005 9:00 PM East / 6:00 PM Pacific
Sunday – 09/25/2005 12:00 AM East / 9:00 PM Pacific
Monday – 09/26/2005 9:00 PM East / 6:00 PM Pacific
Wednesday – 09/28/2005 9:30 AM East / 6:30 AM Pacific
Wednesday – 09/28/2005 8:30 PM East / 5:30 PM Pacific
Wednesday – 09/28/2005 11:30 PM East / 8:30 PM Pacific
Wednesday – 09/28/2005 2:30 AM East / 11:30 PM Pacific

“Firsthand provides exclusive footage and interviews with some of the best-known action sports athletes as they practice their trade. Experience their favorite local haunts and discover how they really live.

FUEL TV is action sports television. It’s your connection to what’s happening in skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, BMX, freestyle motocross and wakeboarding. FUEL TV brings you the exclusive stories, unique personalities and the epic moments of action sports. You’ll hear new music, get inside riders’ heads, catch breaking news first, watch people fall down, get back up and do it all again. Maybe you live it. Maybe you don’t. Tune in and see.

FUEL TV is seen on channel 612 on DIRECTV and through your local cable provider. For more information or to see if you get FUEL TV, visit