FUEL TV’s May Programming Highlights

LOS ANGELES, CA — Today, FUEL TV announces its May slate of action sports programming. Now in 24 million homes, FUEL TV is the only 24/7 network in the United States dedicated to the lifestyles of surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, freestyle motocross, BMX and wakeboarding.

The Captain And Casey Show – 8:00pm et, 11:00pm et
Irreverent “anchorman” Casey (Chris Casey) and his cohort-in-crime Jeff Carlson, aka “The Captain, are back with another bare-bones season of the world’s worst skateboarding variety show.

Drive Thru: Caribbean
– 8:30pm et, 11:30pm et
The “Drive Thru series takes you on a journey with five surfers as they travel the globe over a two-week period in search of the best surf around. This time Benji Weatherly, Kalani Robb, Donovan Frankenreiter, Pat O’Connell, and Yadin Nicol search for perfect waves across the islands of the Caribbean.

Escramble — 9:30pm et, 12:30am et
From New Zealand to Austria to Alaska and beyond, Volcom travels the world with its crew of premier snowboarders. Featuring Terje Haakonsen, Shaun White, Gigi Ruf, and more.

In Transit — 9:30pm et, 12:30am et
In Transit sets off with a cast of Canadian rippers to prove that destination is not the only purpose in snowboarding, but also the journey to get there. Some of the layovers on the journey include Poland, Romania, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, California and regions throughout Canada.

The Godfather of Freestyle Motocross – Mike Metzger — 9:30pm et, 12:30pm et
In every sport there are defining moments and athletes who lay the foundation for all who follow. Mike Metzger is one of these athletes who pioneered the evolution of freestyle motocross. From the early days of the sport to mastering the back flip, get inside the head of Mike Metzger, the Godfather of FMX.

2007 VANS CUP AT TAHOE SHOW 1 – 9:30pm et, 12:30am et, 3:30am et
A $200,000 purse draws the best snowboarders in the world to the Vans Cup at Tahoe, which includes Rail, Slopestyle and Superpipe competitions and is considered the West Coast’s most important snowboard contest. In perhaps the most heated event of the winter, the biggest names in snowboarding battle it out in the Vans Cup Superpipe event, with the first place finisher taking $21,000.

Held at Hawaii’s legendary Bonzai Pipeline break, the 2007 Monster Energy Pipeline Pro attracted an all-star lineup of surfers including Rob Machado, Jamie O’Brien, Fred Patacchia, and more.

RED BULL ELEVATION BMX 2006 – 9:30pm et, 12:30am et, 3:30am et
One of the most progressive dirt BMX contests ever held, Red Bull Elevation attracts the world’s best riders with a downhill course that includes multiple lines and insane jumps. Past winners include Ryan Nyquist and Corey Bohan.

ASP WOMEN’S WORLD TOUR, RIP CURL PRO BELLS BEACH — 10:00pm et, 1:00am et, 4:00am et
The second stop of the ASP Women’s World Tour features the world’s top 17 surfers pulling out all the stops going for the prestigious trophy.

2007 VANS CUP AT TAHOE SHOW 2 – 9:30pm et, 12:30am et, 3:30am et
Jib Masters push their skills to the limit in the Vans Cup Rail Jam. Then, on the huge Slopestyle course, snowboarding’s best are in full force. Watch Andreas Wiig, Danny Kass, Scotty Lago, Hana Beaman, and many more.

The O’Neill Sebastian Inlet Pro is a 4-star WQS surf contest held on the east coast of Florida that draws some of the biggest names in surfing including Mike Losness and local pro CJ Hobgood.

TAMPA PRO 2007 — (Skate @ 8) 8:00pm et, 11:00pm et, 2:00am et
With a $100,000 purse set in place, this vert and street course competition features some of the best names in skateboarding and is one of the most coveted skateboard contests in the world.

2007 ROXY CHICKEN JAM – 9:30pm et, 12:30am et, 3:30am et
The Roxy Chicken Jam, a women’s only snowboard contest, gathers the world’s best pro riders to Park City, Utah to compete in both a Slopestyle and Superpipe competition for a purse of $30,000 USD.

2007 BILLABONG XXL GLOBAL BIG WAVE AWARDS — 10:00pm et, 1:00am et, 4:00am et
The 2007 Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards pays homage to those surfers skilled enough to charge the world’s heaviest waves.

FUEL TV is the 24/7 action sports lifestyle network for skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, BMX, freestyle motocross, and wakeboarding. A unit of Fox Cable Networks, FUEL TV was launched July 1, 2003 and is seen in 24 million U.S. homes. To subscribe to FUEL TV, call 877-4-FUEL-TV. For program times and other information, visit www.fuel.tv.