This week on The Daily Habit:
JAKE BROWN, DANNY WAY, DAVE DUNCAN & PIERRE LUC GAGNON MONDAY 8.13.07
After his frightening fall and second-place finish in X Games Big Air, Aussie warrior Jake Brown joins us in the studio. Also, former Big Air Champion and the designer of this year’s X Games Mega Ramp, Danny Way is here. Plus, Dave Duncan and PLG add their thoughts on the balance between progression and safety at X Games. You won’t want to miss the end of this show, an impromptu acoustic duet with Danny Way on guitar and Renee Renee on vocals. Jake’s sponsors include: Adidas, Krew, Blind, Monster, Independent and Ricta. Danny Way’s sponsors include: DC Shoes, Spy, Plan B, Vitamin Water and Nixon Watches. PLG’s sponsors include: Osiris, Electric, Ecko, Darkstar, Monster, Boost Mobile, West 49 and Zune Player.
STEVE MCCANN TUESDAY 8.14.07
One of the most exciting BMX riders on the scene, standing apart in comps from the rest by slaying it on dirt, street and vert. Mongoose rider, Steve McCann rolls into the Habit. Steve takes us from his early days riding bowls in Australia to his current place as one of Woodward’s most impressive resident pros. And, pro BMXer Robbie Morales takes us on a BMX time warp at the “30 Years of Radness bash. Plus, fellow bike bomber Scotty Cranmer gives us a tour of his indoor BMX park. Steve’s sponsors include: Mongoose, Bell Helmets, Right Guard and Woodward.
CHEYNE COTTRELL WEDNESDAY 8.15.07
Globetrotting pro surfer and humanitarian, Oakley sponsored rider Cheyne Cottrell is here. Plus, Kassia Meador goes to Huntington Beach to check in on the ladies of the U.S. Open. And, musical guest Guru’s Jazzmatazz are here with their own brand of hip-hop jazz. Cheyne’s sponsors include: Oakley, JC Hawaii Surfboards, Dakine, Island Water Sports, Future Fins and GFH Skateboards.
TREVOR ANDREW THURSDAY 8.16.07
He’s known as one of the most versatile and innovative riders out there today, pro snowboarder and Olympian, Trevor Andrew stops by. And, resident video game expert, Jessica Chobot breaks down “Mortal Kombat: Armageddon. Plus, Jordan Morris drags himself to the premiere of “Hairspray. Also, pro surfer Pascal Stansfield reports from the inaugural Freedom Artists Pro Am in Malibu, California. Trevor’s sponsors include: Gravis Footwear, Analog, Burton and Oakley.
DAMIEN HOBGOOD FRIDAY 8.17.07
Champion at the 2007 Billabong Pro in Teahupoo, and currently sixth on the ASP World Tour, Damien Hobgood is here. And journalist Chris Fairbanks catches up with skate icons at the U.S. Open of Surfing’s Legends Skate Contest. Plus, Jordan Morris goes to the premiere of “I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry to pitch himself as Adam Sandler’s next nemesis. Damien’s sponsors include: Globe, Teqoph Surfboards, Anon Optics and X-Track.
This week on FUEL TV’s The Weekly Update with Boost Mobile, we bring you complete highlights from the Summer X Games Skateboard Big Air Contest. Bob Burnquist takes the gold medal with his last run, Jake Brown survives a death-defying fall to take silver and Pierre Luc Gagnon takes the bronze.
In the X Games Skateboarding Vert finals, 20 year-old snowboarding Olympian Shaun White piles up the points on his last run taking his first ever Summer X Games gold medal. An impressive performance by Pierre Luc Gagnon leaves him with silver and Mathias Ringstrom takes the bronze.
In the Street Skate Contest, Chris Cole’s consistency pays off and with less than a point lead he takes the X Games gold. Greg Lutzka takes the silver and the bronze goes to Jereme Rogers.
In BMX Big Air, the X Games Mega Ramp presents a tense final as all of the riders laid it on the line. It was reigning gold medalist Kevin Robinson who blasted his way into first with the highest flair ever recorded reclaiming the gold medal leaving Steve McCannn in second and Anthony Napolitan in third.
In the BMX Vert finals, defending gold medalist Chad Kagy is out of the running due to a bad slam on the Mega ramp. Veteran Jamie Bestwick takes the gold but not without a fight from silver medalist Simon Tabron, who pulls of the first-ever back-to-back 900s, and Kevin Robinson takes bronze.
In the Street BMX finals, talented 22 year old Venezuelan Daniel Dhers unleashes a nonstop barrage of difficult tricks and takes the gold, leaving Scotty Cranmer in second and Dave Mirra in third.
In the X Games Moto X Freestyle, Adam Jones takes gold, Nate Adams walks away with the silver, and Jeremy “Twitch Stenberg takes the bronze.
In the Moto X Best Trick competition, Rookie Kyle Loza leaves a great first impression when he lands a body varial and wins the gold. The silver goes to Adam Jones, and Todd Potter takes the bronze. In the Step-Up contest, Ronnie Renner clears 33 feet for the gold.
And in this week’s One-on-One, the 22-year-old Metal Mulisha rider Jeremy Lusk talks about growing up riding and partying.
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