CITY SKATEBOARDS BRINGS PRO TEAM TO FRESNO FOR A FREE PUBLIC DEMO
The City Skateboards entire pro team is set to converge on Fresno Saturday, May 14, 2005 from 1-4 PM in a free public outdoor exhibition and autograph session on site at host Copeland Sports, 5577 N. Blackstone Avenue, Fresno, California.
The all-pro team of renowned skaters and rising stars will thrill an expected 1000+ skate-crazed fans as they rip the street course and sign autographs. Enthusiasts can expect a heavy-hitting spectacle from headliners Pete Eldridge and Mike Maldonado, as well as Jeremy Reeves, Russ Milligan, Terell Robinson, Jason Wakuzawa, Tony Montgomery, and Alex Klein. The event will be topped off with giveaways, prizes, and Copeland Sports store discounts.
The Pro-tec Pool Party
What -- A day at the Combi-Pool at the Vans Skatepark at the Block at Orange featuring 40 top pro skateboarders as well as many of the legends of bowl skating.
When -- Saturday, May 14 from 3 pm to 10 pm (practice Friday 10 am -- 4 pm)
Prize Money – $85,000
Admission -- Free, ticket required (industry and media invites)
Expected Riders Include:
Pros -- Bucky Lasek, Bob Burnquist, Rune Glifberg, Pierre-Luc Gagnon, Lincoln Ueda, Omar Hassan, Brian Patch, Benji Galloway, Jimmy the Greek, Tony Trujillo, Jake Piasecki, Darren Navarette, Matt Moffett, Mark “Red Scott, Chad Shelter, Bruno Passos, Will Powers, Choppy Omega, Christiano Mateus
Masters – Lance Mountain, Tony Alva, Steve Alba, Duane Peters, Jeff Grosso, Pat Ngoho, Chris Cook, Mike Sanders, Mike Rodgers, Reese Simpson, Kevin Staab, Dave Duncan, Jim Gray, Tony Mag, Mike Barnes, Mike McGill, Don Hamilton, Dave Ruel, Mike Smith, Ben Schroeder
Girls -- Cara-Beth Burnside, Jen O’Brien, Heidi Fitzgerald, Mimi Knoop, Lyn-Z Hawkins, Kim Peterson, Jessica Starkweather, Nicole Zuck, Holly Lyons, Amanda Eschemann
Judges -- include Christian Hosoi, Eddie Reatigue
Television -- July 15 at 3 pm on Fox Sports Net with subsequent airings on the FUEL Action Sports Network (Time/Date TBA)