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TCL USA Adds Tia Blanco to Family

ac1890c8-ec74-414f-a2ac-65f5e9fffa1a_1.e251f8bb57db1e53f522f503ffdae8d4Today it was announced that TCL, makers of fine HD televisions, has brought on Tia Blanco to be part of the family joining the likes of soccer legend Neymar Jr. and basketball superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo. To announce the partnership, TCL took Tia down to a remote spot in Mexico to make a beautiful film.

To see the piece you can go here.

Kerley Wins Gold at X Games MN

xgamesepsChad Kerley has done it again. This past weekend Chad had two flawless runs in the X Games Street BMX contest to take the top spot. Down to the wire, Chad’s last run one upped his previous tech mastery and it came down to the only man who was capable of removing Chad from the top spot – Garrett Reynolds (9 time Gold medal winner). Garrett had an amazing run but a late bauble led to his falling on the next trick giving CK the guaranteed win. In a complete display of sportsmanship, Chad immediately went to hug his idol and Garrett returned in helping Chad celebrate his second gold.

So hyped for you CK! Congrats to you and Garrett and to our friend Devon Smilie for their silver and bronze medals. All the riders were amazing to watch.

In skateboard park, Keegan Palmer made a go at his first pro X Games and wowed the crowd with his bag of tricks. Unfortunately he didn’t make a complete run but he definitely won the fans over with the maturity of his skill level given he was the youngest competitor in the field. Great job KP!!!

Meet Keegan Palmer at Otter Pops Village 6/30 2 P.M. – Dew Tour 2018

nfIIK4gs_400x400Keegan Palmer will be at the Otter Pops Village during Dew Tour on Saturday 30th at 2 p.m. Come by the booth to meet Keegan and get his autograph and try the new coconut water Otter Pops while you are at it!

Dew Tour takes place from 6/29-7/1 and Keegan will be skating in the Team contest for Flip as well as the pro park contest.

Keegan Palmer Re-Ups with FCS

fcs-ii-performer-pc-carbon-medium-tri-finsKeegan Palmer has re-signed with longtime surf accessory sponsor FCS. Keegan will continue to exclusively ride FCS fins, leashes and deck pads while surfing.

FCS is the leader in removable fin technology and makers of the finest surf accessories on the market.

Mancino and Blanco For Upper Deck Goodwin Champions 2018/19

Goodwin-Champions-555x395Tia Blanco and Roberta Mancino have been tapped to have authenticated signed trading cards for the elite Goodwin Champions by Upper Deck series. Every year Upper Deck identifies athletes who have met great accomplishments and create a commemorative series of cards. The cards are hand signed by the athletes and contain a swatch of fabric used in competition from the athlete.

For this series, Roberta donated a T-shirt from a skydiving competition and Tia gave a singlet from her ISA competition.

The cards will be out towards the end of the year.

Palmer Extends With Nike SB Through 2020 Olympics

nike_sb_icon_camo_fill_t-shirt_white_1aKeegan Palmer has re-upped with longtime sponsor Nike SB for another 3 years. Keegan will exclusively continue to wear Nike SB shoes and apparel through the 2020 Olympics. Keegan has been riding for the brand since he was little and is now happy to be part of the global team.

Watch for Keegan to skate the first stop of Vans Park Series in Brazil this weekend.

Congrats K!

Tia Blanco Tapped For Lorna Jane Activewear Campaign

23423Tia Blanco has been picked to shoot for a campaign by activewear giant Lorna Jane. The campaign will run online for 6 weeks during the summer and will be shot in Venice Beach.

Blanco Wins 2018 Tofino Pro

RIPCURLPRO_D3_KV-26-1200x800Tia Blanco continues her international surf assault, this time taking top honors in British Columbia at the 2018 Tofino Pro. Hundreds lined the beach to cheer on local legends and international pros, as Tia surfed her best heats in pumping surf. Decked out in full rubber, Tia was able to pull out a convincing win in the final to be crowned champ.

Next stop for Tia is the Cabo Pro in Baja California.

Congrats Tia.

Kerley Gets 2nd at FISE

3376Chad Kerley turned up the heat in Montpelier, France this past week for the FISE World street BMX contest. This was the first time the action sports festival held a street BMX course. The competition was tight with Chad’s best friend Dennis getting first and Chad getting a close second with some amazing technical riding.

Congrats CK!

Roberta Mancino Signs with All Road Mobile

23376578_186780481897421_1595334387971776149_nSetting to create the ultimate high end accessory company for the iphone ecosystem, Allroad Mobile has signed Roberta Mancino to be a brand ambassador. Set to launch via kickstarter, the products will feature ultra premium materials, beautiful design and unmatched device protection. The phone cases will also come with a system to add a variety of accessories including a gimbal, extra battery among other things.

Congrats on the new sponsor Roberta!