FUEL TV, the only network dedicated to the lifestyle of action sports, announces an amazing line up of new specials for the month of October, including event coverage of the "Gatorade Free Flow Tour Skate 2009," "King of Wake World Cup Series ’09 – Mastercraft PWT #5 – Sparks, Reno, NV," "Gatorade Free Flow Tour BMX 2009," and "2009 Surfer Poll & Video Awards." In addition, FUEL TV will be launching the long-awaited return season of the seminal BMX show "Props" on Thursday, October 1, at 3:00pm ET/PT.
Starting Thursday, 10/1/2009
Props, season 6 – 3:00pm ET/PT
Props brings you the best BMX has to offer. Nobody knows where it'll end up. Interviews with top BMX professionals, the biggest road trips of the year, backyard jams, huge contests, bios with unknown riders, scene reports … it's all in the new season of "Props." Travel the globe from Berlin to California and everywhere in between, with complete coverage of the BMX world.
October Films, Events and Specials
Props Mega Tour Europe – 9:30pm ET/6:30pm PT
Props brings the Mega Tour series to Europe, featuring more than 40 BMX riders from Europe and the U.S. See the best in the world take to European streets, parks, and parties as they battle passport officials at every border. This is the best BMX action ever seen in the Old World.
United By Fate Episode 5 – 8:00pm ET/PT in Skate @ 8
Globe's United by Fate Episode 5 features Ryan Decenzo with one of the most anticipated parts in many years. Ryan and the rest of the Globe Skate Team kill it on some of the best untouched skate terrain around. In this special behind-the-scenes vignette we get a look at the Globe Skate Team montage from Episode 5 and all that went into making this new episode.
Red Bull X-Fighters 2008 Spain – 8:00pm ET/PT in Moto Mix
In Spain's football capital, 23,000 ecstatic fans packed the legendary Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas to cheer fellow countryman and local hero Dany Torres to victory. But would the boisterous crowd be enough to help overcome Mat Rebeaud's magical run in one of the X-Fighters most frequent stops?
Insane Cinema: Pipeline Masters – 8:00pm ET/PT in SurfSpot
Directed by Stacey Peralta (Dogtown & Z-Boys), Pipeline Masters is the remarkable story of the groundbreaking surfing competition that has, since its inception in 1971, defined extreme. Held in the fearsome tubes of Hawaii's Banzai Pipeline, the Masters stands alone as the sport's most popular, prestigious competitive event. For more than 35 years there has been only one surf contest where the winner earns more than money, more than fame, or ratings points, but rather the surfing world's most coveted title: Pipeline Master.
Insane Cinema: Silver In Barcelona – 8:00pm ET/PT in Skate @ 8
Barcelona, Spain has established itself as one of the world's premier skateboarding destinations with pristine terrain throughout the city and a friendly, lively culture. Silver Trucks rented a five-star condominium for a month in the heart of the city, then invited all of its team riders including top pro's Paul Rodriguez, Jereme Rogers, Brandon Biebel and Danny Cerezini, and prominent am's Nyjah Huston, Ronson Lambert, Paul Trep and Alex Mizurov, to spend some time in this amazing city with no demos, signings or any other obligations. See how they travel, interact, and most of all, how they shred the streets of Barcelona.
King of Wake World Cup Series ’09 – Mastercraft PWT #5 – Sparks, Reno, NV – 8:00pm ET/PT in Meet & Brotatoes
The King of Wake World Cup Series brings together wakeboarding's top events and series in one ultimate season-long points chase featuring the best riders in the world. Check out the action as the riders hit Sparks Marina in Reno where Danny Harf, Rusty Malinoski, and Phillip Soven attempt to deny upstart Harley Clifford the title.
Gatorade Free Flow Tour Skate 2009 – 8:00pm ET/PT in Skate @ 8
Looking to find the best amateur skateboaders this country has to offer, the Gatorade Free Flow Tour traveled across the U.S., holding 33 events during the summer. From California to Florida and everywhere in between, amateur skaters battled it out for a spot in the Gatorade Free Flow Tour Finals. With the overall title of Gatorade Free Flow Tour champion on the line, the best amateur park and vert skaters arrive at the finals in Salt Lake City, Utah. When it's all said and done, two champions are crowned, winning a spot in the Dew Tour's PlayStation Pro and the chance to compete against the best pros in the business.
Gatorade Free Flow Tour BMX 2009 – 8:30p ET/PT in Meet & Brotatoes
With 20 events held during the summer, the Gatorade Free Flow Tour crosses the country looking for the best amateurs in BMX. Who will emerge from the pack and prove they have the ability to "Flow to Pro?" The best amateur park and vert BMX riders hit the Gatorade Free Flow Tour Finals in Salt Lake City, Utah to battle for the overall title and chance to compete against the Dew Tour's pros. Two champions are crowned, going to Orlando for the PlayStation Pro to see how they stack up against the Dew Tour's best.
Red Bull X-Fighters 2008 Germany – 8:00pm ET/PT in Moto Mix
The Red Bull X-Fighters maiden voyage into Germany was another spectacular location coupled with another spectacular finish. Held at the bottom of a limestone quarry in Germany's industrial heartland, the best FMX riders in the world including Mat Rebeaud, Jeremy Lusk, Dany Torres and Robbie Maddison battled it out for the title.
2009 Surfer Poll & Video Awards – 8:00pm ET/PT in Meet & Brotatoes
The 37th annual Surfer Poll and Video Awards gives readers a voice in deciding the top 10 male and top 5 female surfers in the world. With only 13 surfers in history ever attaining the top men's honor, including Kelly Slater, Tim Curren, and Andy Irons, the prestigious award continues to be an exclusive club, recognizing only the best of the best. In addition, find out what videos and video parts were honored this year.
Props Mega Tour Six – 9:30pm ET/PT
Six BMX teams with more than forty riders drive through North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia in search of concrete parks, secret spots, and mayhem. Watch the best BMXers in the world as they get crazy on the banks, rails, and lips of the south.
Billabong Pro Jeffrey's Bay 2009 – 8:00pm ET/PT in SurfSpot
The top surfers in the world including Dane Reynolds, Kelly Slater, Taylor Knox, Bobby Martinez, and Damien Hobgood try to slow down Joel Parkinson's dream season at the Billabong Pro J Bay. Find out how much closer Parko comes to his first world title on the ASP World Tour.
King of Wake World Cup Series ’09 – Rockstar WWA World Championships – Orlando, FL – 8:00pm ET/PT in Meet & Brotatoes
The Rockstar WWA Wakeboard World Championships is the eighth and final stop of the King of Wake series. The four-day event, held in wake mecca, Orlando, Florida, featured the best wakeboarders on the planet competing in 20 different divisions. In the end, the top pros including Aaron Rathy, Harley Clifford, Andrew Adkison, Dallas Friday, and Nicola Butler go for broke looking for the world title.
Dew Underground 2009: Orlando – 8:30pm ET/PT in Meet & Brotatoes
FUEL TV presents the final stop of Dew Underground from Orlando, Florida. With pro skater/artist Chris Pastras as our guide, we explore the local music, art, and action sports scene that makes Orlando one of the hot beds for today's youth culture. Whether its in-depth interviews with the Dew Tour's top athletes, or showing you the best place to get some grub, Dew Underground gives you the best in all things O-Town!
Red Bull X-Fighters 2008 Poland – 8:00pm ET/PT in Moto Mix
A day before Poland's historic Stadion X-Lecia was to be razed, the sixth and final stop of Red Bull X-Fighters 2008 delighted a capacity crowd of 35,000. With the overall title in hand, Mat Rebeaud took a back seat to battle for second between Dany Torres, Jeremy Lusk and Robbie Maddison. The night concluded with a world-exclusive Super Session that included a one-night-only comeback of superstar Travis Pastrana.