Archive for April, 2012

Roberta Mancino to Dive for GoPro

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Roberta Mancino has been hired by camera company GoPro to be part of a special shoot for a new underwater product. The shoot will take place in the Bahamas and will feature Roberta swimming with sharks, dolphins and other sea life.

Stay tuned for an edit to drop soon.

Summer X Games Invitees Announced!

Monday, April 30th, 2012

X Games announced a good # of the invitees to the Summer games today and RPRT is proud to announce the following clients who are competing:

BMX Street – Chad Kerley

Skate Street – Luan Oliveira, David Gonzalez

Skate Park – Curren Caples, David Gonzalez

 

 

Kerley Wins Asian X Games Gold!!!

Monday, April 30th, 2012

It may be the Year of the Dragon in China, but in BMX it is the year of Chad Kerley. We just got word Chad has won gold in X Games Asia’s BMX Street contest. Chad is on a path of total domination in his sport and we couldn’t be more excited to be with him on this path. We also got word that Chad will, of course, be riding in Summer X Games!

Also competing from RPRT was last year’s silver medalist, Brian Kachinsky. Brian just missed the podium with an admirable 5th place finish.

Congrats boys!

RPRT to Produce “Sea, Land + Air” Edit for HTC and Momentum Ride Shop

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

RPRT will be producing an edit to coincide with the US launch of the new HTC One – S phone which is available on AT+T and T Mobile. RPRT client Roberta Mancino, who starred in the phone’s worldwide campaign, will be joined by surfer Nick Rozsa and skater Curren Caples for a day of fun including surfing, skating and flying in the wind tunnel.

Kachinsky and Kerley to X Games Asia

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Brian Kachinsky and Chad Kerley head out to China next week to compete in BMX street for X Games Asia. Last year Brian got a silver medal in the contest and this will be the first year for Chad Kerley to compete in Asia.

We are looking forward to announcing soon which RPRT clients have been invited to Summer X in LA!

Nick Rozsa Launches SaltyBeards.com

Monday, April 16th, 2012

Nick Rozsa has launched his own website, saltybeards.com, which will feature new videos, blog posts and insights into Nick’s life as free surfer. To launch the site, Nick and his filmer Chris Papaleo have posted the last and fifth part of Nick’s well received “Homegrown Series.” The video closes out the series which thrust Nick into the limelight almost over night.

Curren Caples Chosen for Dutch Promotion for C1000 Stores

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Curren Caples was chosen to be a part of an in-store promotion for Dutch retail chain C1000. Curren’s name and likeness will be used in conjunction with a vinyl toy giveaway which will take place later in the year. Curren will be attending the product launch in Europe once the date is determined.

Jeb Corliss to Speak at The Spaceship Company/Virgin Galactic

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Jeb Corliss has been invited to speak at The Spaceship Company, the spaceship development wing of Virgin Galactic, the consumer space flight program being developed by Sir Richard Branson.

On 4/12, Jeb will speak to a few hundred TSC employees about his experiences with flight and wingsuit piloting.

Jeb will also be giving a talk for Ted x Portland coming up on April 21st. More info can be found HERE.

Chad Kerley wins Highest Bunnyhop at Simple Sessions 2012

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Coming off a best trick win in 2011, Chad Kerley rode in this year’s Simpel Session and was clearly a crowd favorite. Getting 12th overall, Chad also won the highest bunnyhop contest!

Good one Chad!

Louie Lopez Gets 4th at Phoenix Am

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

The 10th Annual Cowtown Phoenix Am went down this last weekend and RPRT’s Louie Lopez placed 4th place out of almost 200 skaters. Curren Caples also skated well and just missed the finals by placing 13th place overall.

Good skating Louie and Curren!