ACTION SPORTS STARS RYAN NYQUIST, NATE ADAMS AND JASON ELLIS HOOK UP WITH BUTTERFINGER TO SEARCH FOR “BREAK OUT” TALENT SATURDAY, MAY 1, 2004 AT SAM BOYD STADIUM IN LAS VEGAS
Skateboarding and BMX Up-and-Comers Are Challenged to Show Off What They’ve Got
WHO: Ryan Nyquist Four-time X Games BMX gold medalist, Nate Adams 2003 Vans Triple Crown freestyle motocross champion, Jason Ellis Pro skateboarder and TV personality, and Local Las Vegas amateur talent.
WHAT: Nyquist, Adams and Ellis will be on hand to kick off the 2004 Nestlé Butterfinger “Break Out” Challenge prior to the THQ World Supercross GP & THQ AMA Supercross Series finals in Las Vegas.
Skateboarders and BMX riders will be videotaped for entry in the Butterfinger “Break Out” Challenge, a competition to find the best amateur action sports talent in the U.S.
Amateur athletes between the ages of 15-25 will have the chance to showcase their best skateboarding or BMX tricks on a specially designed 8,000 square-foot street course, with rails, jumps and ramps.
All entries will be submitted into the national ?Break Out? Challenge contest, which will run from May 1 ? Sept. 13. Three finalists each in skateboarding, BMX and motocross will win a trip to Los Angeles in October to ride with Nyquist, Adams and Ellis.
Nyquist and Ellis will give demonstrations, and all three pros will be available for media interviews on-site.
WHEN: Saturday, May 1, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Registration from 12:30 – 2:00 pm at the Butterfinger tent in front of the “Pit” entrance.
WHERE: The Butterfinger Pit area, located in the “Pit,” outside Sam Boyd Stadium7000 E. Russell Road, Las Vegas; 702-895-4978.
PLEASE NOTE: All May 1st Break Out Challenge participants must pre-register at firstname.lastname@example.org. They must give their name, address, age and phone number to gain free admittance to the Pit and the opportunity to enter the “Break Out” Challenge.