Ocean City Set To Host Dew Tour Pantech Beach Championships

The Dew Tour Pantech Beach Championship is going down in Ocean City, MD, August 16-19, 2012. The event will reel in the top Skate, BMX, and Surf athletes to compete in three large-scale events. The revamped Tour took feedback from athletes, agents, and industry vets in fashioning all aspects of the event, from courses, disciplines, and formats to overall event authenticity.

Read on for event details, event line-up, and roster of talented athletes set to battle it out:

Burr Ridge, Ill. – July 11, 2012 – The Dew Tour Pantech Beach Championships will capture the unique beach lifestyle in the competitions, music and character of the transition-focused disciplines with a backdrop of Atlantic Ocean.  New to the Dew Tour is the Mega 2.0 event for both Skate and BMX, and this year's Beach event will feature the Skate Bowl Legends competition.  The Dew Tour Pantech Beach Championships will feature the top names in action sports competing in the following disciplines:

Skate Vert BMX Vert
Skate Bowl BMX Park
Skate Legends Bowl BMX Mega 2.0
Skate Mega 2.0 Surf

The Dew Tour is working with a committee of industry experts and course designers to ensure the most progressive competitions possible are featured at the new Dew Tour.  Selection Committees for each discipline have been created to invite the top action sports athletes to compete in the four-day action sports and lifestyle festival.

Invited skateboard and BMX athletes include:

Pedro Barros Pedro Barros Steve Alba Jake Brown
Marcelos Bastos Sam Beckett Steve Caballero Bob Burnquist
Sam Beckett Julien Benoliel Eddie Elguerra Mitchie Brusco
Mitchie Brusco Kyle Berard Jeff Grosso Jagger Eaton
Bob Burnquist Taylor Bingaman Christian Hosoi Pierre-Luc Gagnon
Sandro Dias Charlie Blair Tony Magnusson Ronaldo Gomes
Pierre-Luc Gagnon Joshua Bordon Chris Miller Andy Macdonald
Ronaldo Gomes Curren Caples Lance Mountain Edgar Pereira
Juergen Horrwarth Kalani David Pat Ngho Tom Schaar
Bucky Lasek Dalton Dern Duane Peters Elliott Sloan
Andy Macdonald Sandro Dias
Danny Mayer Greyson Fletcher
Alex Perelson Omar Hassan
Paul-Luc Ronchetti Aaron Hamoki
Tom Schaar Ben Hatchell
Elliott Sloan Willis Kimbel
Adam Taylor Andrew Langi
Lincoln Ueda Bucky Lasek
Shaun White Andy Macdonald
Zach Miller
Guillaume Mocquin
Nolan Munroe
Michael Owen
Alex Perelson
Austin Poynter
Ben Raybourn
Tom Remillard
Josh Rodriguez
Sky Siljeg


Kyle Baldock Jamie Bestwick Vince Byron
Brett Banasiewicz Vince Byron Austin Coleman
Drew Bezanson Austin Coleman James Foster
Andy Buckworth Chad Kagy Chad Kagy
Vince Byron Mykel Larrin Steve McCann
Diogo Canina Steve McCann Anthony Napolitan
Pat Casey Dennis McCoy Kevin Robinson
Austin Coleman Kevin Robinson Colton Satterfield
Scotty Cranmer Simon Tabron Morgan Wade
Rob Darden Jimmy Walker Zack Warden
Daniel Dhers Zack Warden
Brandon Dosch Coco Zurita
Dennis Enarson
Ryan Guettler
Ben Hennon
Josh Harrington
Chase Hawk
Chad Kerley
Harry Main
Ryan Nyquist
Kevin Peraza
Garrett Reynolds
Daniel Sandoval
Jeremiah Smith
Mike Spinner
Morgan Wade
Ben Wallace
Zack Warden
Mark Webb
Gary Young

The complete 2012 Dew Tour schedule is as follows:

Pantech Beach Championships: August 16-19, Ocean City, Md.

Toyota City Championships: October 18-21, San Francisco, Cali.

Mountain Championships: December 13-16, Breckenridge, Colo.

The Dew Tour Pantech Beach Championships will be showcased across 11 broadcast hours on NBC and NBC Sports Network and an all-new digital platform with live streaming plus exclusive behind the scenes and in-depth content on dewtour.com. For additional Dew Tour event information, visit www.DewTour.com and the Dew Tour Facebook page.