Los Angeles, CA – June 15, 2007 – Metal Mulisha, the world’s most infamous freestyle motocross team, embarks on the biggest tour in action sports this Summer: the AST Dew Tour. The first stop of the Tour is June 21st through June 24th in Baltimore, Maryland, with Freestyle Motocross prelims on Thursday, June 21st at 2:30 pm and finals on Sunday, June 24th at 3:45 pm.
Mulisha team standouts Jeremy Lusk and Robbie Maddison are pre-qualified, for the FMX portion of the tour, and Jeremy “Twitch Stenberg has garnered a wild card position. Other Mulisha riders participating in the open qualifiers are Ronnie Faisst, Ryan “Fluffer Hagy, Jeff “Ox Kargola, Jimmy Fitzpatrick, Todd Potter, and Derek Garland.
The Metal Mulisha, co-founded by Freestyle Moto pioneer Brian Deegan, is comprised of over 20 athletes, representing several sports disciplines, including Supercross, Ultimate Fighting and most of the top freestyle motocross athletes in the world. Based in Southern California, the Metal Mulisha has been referred to as the most recognizable brand in Freestyle Motocross with the 2007 clothing line featuring Men’s T-shirts, long sleeved T’s, button downs, hoodies, jerseys, shorts and denim; Women’s T’s, tanks, thermals, fleece, skirts and sweats; and action sports must-have accessories like hats, belts, socks, bandanas, key chains and stickers.
The AST Dew Tour debuted in 2005 and is comprised of six competition disciplines – Freestyle Motocross, Skateboarding Vert and Street, and BMX Vert, Park and Dirt. Athletes compete for points at stops in Baltimore, MD, Cleveland, OH, Portland, OR, Salt Lake City, UT and Orlando, FL. In October, at the final Orlando stop of the tour, an overall winner, in each discipline, receives a check for $75,000 and is awarded the tour’s prestigious Dew Cup.
For more information on the Metal Mulisha check out www.metalmulisha.com.