Archive for October, 2010

Rowley and Gonzalez in Tony Hawk Shred

Friday, October 29th, 2010

RPRT clients David Gonzalez and Geoff Rowley have been immortalized in the newest iteration of the highly successful Activision video game Tony Hawk franchise. Both riders appear in the new Tony Hawk Shred out this week.

In other Shred news, RPRT’s BARON also has a song on the soundtrack.

Zoila Frausto – WORLD CHAMPION!!!!

Friday, October 29th, 2010

RPRT is proud to have been able to work with new women’s world MMA champion, Zoila Frausto during her bid to win the 115 lb. tournament for Bellator. Beating Megumi Fujii, considered to be the best pound-for-pound female fighter alive, in a split decision last night in the finals, Zoila captured the belt and respect from the entire MMA world.

Congrats to the new world champ Zoila!

BARON to remix UNKLE single

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Baron has been tapped by electronic mega-duo UNKLE to remix their next single. Baron, a huge UNKLE fan, is honored to be able to work with the legendary duo.

Baron is just coming off several projects and his track “The End of the Beginning” has just been released on video game TONY HAWK SHRED.

Louie Lopez gets 2nd at DamnAM Contest

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Hundreds of kids descended upon the Volcom HQ this week for the 2010 Damn Am contest. After the rain died out and the contest switch was flipped on, rprt clients Curren Caples, Shane Borland and Louie Lopez all ripped with CC and LL advancing. Curren had to jet out of town and Louie was left to battle it out in the finals with a near perfect second run to seal a 2nd place win at the contest!

Congrats Louie!

Caples and Borland to sign with Surf Hardware

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Two sport phenoms Curren Caples and Shane Borland will both be signing with surf accessory leader Surf Hardware and their associated brands for the remainder of the 2010-2011 season. Surf Hardware is the worldwide leader in fin control systems (FCS), surf traction (Gorilla Grip) and suncare products (Headhunter).

Mark DellaGrotte lands role in another video game

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Coming off work on two THQ video game titles for the UFC franchise, rprt’s Mark DellaGrotte was offered a role in the upcoming Saints Row 3. Saints Row is a top selling video game franchise involving street combat and the underworld.

Josh Hansen gets 2nd in Round 1 SuperX Australia

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Racing in the lites division, Josh Hansen placed second on the podium in Round 1 of the Australasian Supercross this past weekend. Racing the #25 plate for Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki Josh placed behind Chad Reed from TeamVodafone Honda.

Congrats Josh!

RPRT signs pro BMXer Kelly Bolton

Monday, October 11th, 2010

RPRT welcomes its first BMX pro to the roster, Kelly Bolton. Kelly is known for going big and having fun on anything from dirt, concrete and wood.

Kelly rides for Eastern Bikes and DC Shoes.

Welcome to the family Kelly!

Ryan Paul wins Downtown Throwdown 2010

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Congrats to RPRT snowboard phenom Ryan Paul on winning the 2010 Downtown Showdown in Seattle this weekend. Ryan takes home $3000.00 and bragging rights for the year.

Mark DellaGrotte to train Kevin James + Vince Vaughn

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

Mark DellaGrotte has been asked to join Kevin James and Vince Vaughn as they hit the road to do a comedy tour across the USA. Mark will join the two for the east coast section of the tour and will be spending time training both in Muay Thai kickboxing.

Kevin is a well trained martial artist and has worked with Mark in the past.