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Details Announced for the 3rd Annual Ultimate Boarder Championship

| posted on February 22, 2010

Week-Long Event Stops in Three Cities and is Free to the Public

WHAT: The triathlon of a new generation, Ultimate BoarderTM, is a one-week competition to find the athlete who can conquer the art of surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding. Opening the field to both amateur and professional athletes, Ultimate BoarderTM gives unknown riders a chance to shine alongside the pros and compete for the Ultimate BoarderTM champion title, cash and prizes. In addition to watching world-class athletes push their limits in the competitions, spectators will have an opportunity to enjoy a variety of free, family-friendly festivities during each day of competition, which will include demos, autograph sessions, vendors, and more. Pennywise and TSOL will be playing a special concert at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino on Saturday, March 20 to conclude the event.

WHO: The week-long competition will feature top level professional and amateur athletes from around the globe including Aaron Astorga (Carlsbad, Calif.), Tom Curren (Santa Barbara, Calif.), Dave Downing (Encinitas, Calif.), Omar Hassan (Newport Beach, Calif.), Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins (Cardiff, Calif.), Christian Hosoi (Huntington Beach, Calif.), Chris Kays (Honolulu, HI), Cheyne Magnusson (Oceanside, Calif.), Mike Morrissey (Laguna Beach, Calif.), Kristian Phillipp (Auckland, NZ), Shayne Pospisil (Manasquan, NJ), Todd Richards (Encinitas, Calif.), Chad Shetler (San Clemente, Calif.), Eric Sorensen (Encinitas, Calif.), Tosh Townend (Huntington Beach, Calif.) and more.

WHEN:

Saturday, March 13-Tuesday, March 16 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Waiting period for surf competition
Wednesday, March 17 and
Thursday, March 18 Travel Days Travel days
Friday, March 19 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Snowboard competition
Saturday, March 20 10:00 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.
6:15 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Skateboard competition
Awards presentation
Pennywise concert and after party

WHERE: Surfing – Seaside Reef- Cardiff, Calif.
Snowboarding – Northstar-at-Tahoe- Truckee, Calif
Skateboarding – Grand Sierra Resort and Casino- Reno, NV

SPONSORS: Ultimate BoarderTM is sponsored by Verizon Wireless, Samsung, FlexFit, Northstar-at-Tahoe, The Grand Sierra Resort and Casino and Consuul.

For more information, please go to www.ultimateboarder.com. For questions regarding the Ultimate BoarderTM please contact Sydney Gardner at 805-689-3388 or sydney.gardner@cox.net