Archive for May, 2011

RPRT Clients Invited to Summer X Games 2011

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Five RPRT clients have been invited to Summer X Games so far in both Skate and Moto. In skate, Curren Caples will once again be skating in Superpark and both David Gonzalez and Luan Oliveira have been invited for street. In Moto, Kyle Loza is back after a one-year injury hiatus for Best Trick and Josh Hansen returns for Best Whip (there will be no Supercross in X Games this year).

Congrats to everyone for being the best of the best! More names to be announced soon.

Lopez and Caples Dominate at Berlin Clash

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

It was a huge weekend for the Flip Skateboard’s youngest amateurs, Curren Caples and Louie Lopez. Both flew to Berlin last week to compete in the invite-only Clash contest. Both skated unbelievably well in both the bowl and street contests with Curren winning the bowl contest and getting 4th in street and Louie getting 2nd in the street section. The boys are heading back to the States to prep for next week’s Maloof Money Cup in NY.

Skater Andrew Langi to Sign with RPRT

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

RPRT is pleased to add yet another Flip Skateboards’ ripper to the roster, Andrew Langi. As comfortable on a half pipe as he is on a rail, Langi is a special breed of animal that we at RPRT love to work with.

Andrew is currently sponsored by Flip, LRG, Independent Trucks, Bones Wheels, Mob Grip, Dakine and Vans.

Welcome to the team Langi!

Chad Kerley + Team Win Nike 6.0′s “The Pool”

Monday, May 16th, 2011

BMX prodigy Chad Kerley was part of the winning team in the UK this weekend for Nike 6.0′s “The Pool” contest. With teammates Dennis Enarson, Jeremiah Smith, and Josh Harrington, Kerley took home a check for 12k pounds and the 1st place podium.

The 10 best riders in the world picked 3 other riders in this team contest.

Congrats CK!!

Louie Lopez Gets 3rd at Damn Am Atlanta

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Louie Lopez skated to a 3rd place podium this weekend at the Damn Am in Hazard County, Atlanta. There were about 100 skaters in all competing and we are stoked that Louie continues to be a top am at all the SPOT contest.

Congrats Louie.

CuRAD Skate Series Bandages in Stores Now!

Friday, May 13th, 2011

RPRT has partnerned with Medline Industries, manufacturers of Curad products, to create an officially licensed line of skateboard bandages. The products have finally been completed and are in stores now. They can be purchased nationwide at retailers like Wal Mart, Duane Reede, Price Chopper, Winn Dixie and Brookshire Brothers to name a few.

Scotty Vine wins 2011 Eddie Wall Ride Invitational

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Scotty Vine walked away with a first place finish this last weekend upĀ  at the Eddie Wall Ride Invitational in Mammoth. With some progressive one-footed tricks, wall rides and all out gnar, Scotty impressed the judges enough to get the victory!

Awesome Scotty!

Hansen finishes 3rd overall in Supercross Lites West!

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Despite having a broken, plated and pinned hand for the last half of the season, Josh Hansen finished an amazing Supercross season in 3rd place behind Eli Tomac and teammate Broc Tickle. Racing an incredible first half of the season, Josh was faced with racing with a broken hand that would have taken most people out of the season. Fighting through the perpetual pain, Josh maintained an amazing 3rd place finish for the 2011 Lites West season.

We are PROUD of you Josh and can’t wait for 2012 when you are healthy.

RPRT Adds BASE/Wingsuit Athlete Jeb Corliss to Roster

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Notorious BASE jumper and wingsuit pioneer Jeb Corliss has joined his girlfriend Roberta Mancino on the adventure athlete roster of RPRT. Jeb has made some iconic jumps/flights including The Christ Statue in Brazil, The Golden Gate Bridge, The Eiffel Tower and the Crack in Switzerland. Jeb was host of a show on Discovery called Stunt Junkies and has been hired on numerous productions to stunt coordinate.

Jeb’s next big stunt takes him to China in August for a nationally televised flight through a mountain tunnel.

Welcome to the team Jeb!

Chad Kerley added to RPRT BMX Roster

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

RPRT has added 17 year old BMX stand out Chad Kerley to the roster. Seen on the last season of Fuel TV’s “Camp Woodward” Chad is already riding pro contests for sponsors Premium Bikes and Nike 6.0. A former world BMX racing champion, Chad segued into street and park riding and has quickly become one of the hottest up-and-comers on the scene.

We are stoked to have Chad join us on the roster!