FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 28th, 2016
2016 DEW TOUR INDIVIDUAL PRO COMPETITION TO AIR THIS SATURDAY AT 5 P.M. ET ON NBC
Dew Tour Team Challenge to Air Sunday at 2 p.m. ET on NBC
Coverage Highlights Three Days of Competition from Long Beach, California
Stamford, Conn. – July 28, 2016 – NBC Sports’ coverage of the 2016 Dew Tour kicks off this Saturday, July 30, at 5 p.m. ET, highlighting three days of premier skateboarding competition from Long Beach, Calif.
Featuring a roster of some of the world’s best action sports athletes, 18 skateboarders faced off against each other in the Dew Tour’s new four-part individual pro competition, which incorporated tech, bowl, rail and gap features. In addition, the 2016 event included an all new Team Challenge competition.
Saturday’s coverage on NBC is highlighted by Ryan Sheckler’s title clinching run in the individual pro contest, which earned the skate legend a record 15th Dew Tour title.
Coverage continues Sunday at 2 p.m. ET on NBC, and features the first ever Dew Tour Team Challenge, as Trey Wood, TJ Rogers, Micky Papa, Cody McEntire and team captain Bill Weiss clinched the victory by taking home top honors in the Tech and Rails sections.
Todd Richards hosts NBC’s coverage from the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center. Richards will be joined by analysts Chris Pastras and Mike Vallely.
ABOUT DEW TOUR
The Dew Tour is an innovative contest series and content platform that brings together the world’s best skateboarders, snowboarders, skiers, artists, brands, and fans in a celebration of creativity and style.
In 2016, TEN: The Enthusiast Network, publisher of TRANSWORLD SKATEBOARDING, TRANSWORLD SNOWBOARDING, SNOWBOARDER, POWDER, NEWSCHOOLERS, and GRINDTV became the official strategic partner to lead content production, execution, and event staging for the Dew Tour.
Working in close collaboration with TEN’s core action sports media brands, Dew Tour continues to progress events and content, bringing millions of action sports fans engaging stories and experiences across digital and broadcast mediums. In addition to Dewtour.com and TEN’s digital network, Dew Tour’s summer and winter events will be broadcast on NBC.
– NBC SPORTS GROUP –