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Kerley Wins Silver in X Games REAL BMX, Competes in X Street in July

o_-yTsXM_400x400Chad Kerley partnered up with filmer Christian Rigal for X Games’ “Real BMX” part. In a special which aired on ABC this past weekend, Chad Kerley was announced as the silver medal winner. Voted on by an esteemed panel of judges, Chad’s video blended street tech with part flow. You can watch his edit on the X Games website.

Look for Chad, along with skate phenom Keegan Palmer (his first appearance at X), to compete in X Games Minneapolis in Mid-July.

Palmer Re-signs With FCS Surf

1662749_300x300Keegan Palmer has re-signed with long time surf accessories sponsor FCS. Keegan will continue to exclusively ride FCS fins, traction pads, leashes and use their board and wetsuit bags. FCS is notorious for having one of the best accessories programs in surf and is a pioneer in removable fin technology.

RPRT Grom Twins Book Global Old Navy Campaign

adimageRPRT young guns, Mikah and Nate, just booked a global campaign for fall for Old Navy. Seen in the summer campaign for Target, the twins were spotted and snatched up for the next big Old Navy campaign. Shooting in LA, the twins will be seen in in their commercial spot, online, in store and in print.

Congrats twins for your second huge booking!

Keegan Palmer Signs With Boost Australia

boostlogoKeegan Palmer has signed on to be an ambassador with pre-paid mobile giant Boost Mobile. With a history supporting action sports athletes, Boost is recruiting a new, more refined, team and chose Keegan to represent skateboarding on their roster.

Keegan will exclusively be using Boost Mobile when in Australia. Look for some great content to come out in the near future

Blanco + Jacobellis To Appear on MTV’s The Challenge in May

ChallengeProsVsChamps_Champs_PROS_004Tia Blanco and Lindsey Jacobellis have joined the cast of the next season of MTV’s long running hit show, “The Challenge.” This season the theme is “Pro’s vs. Joe’s,” where top athletes will compete in a series of challenges against MTV cast members from the past. To watch and see how Lindsey and Tia do against other pro’s, tune in to MTV on May 16th for the season premiere.

I can’t say much, but, yes…there is some drama!

Statement About RPRT Group (Switzerland) and Oliver Fiechter

Recently information came out about a company operating out of Switzerland by a gentleman named Oliver Fiechter concerning some of his business dealings with an agency called Jed Root out of NYC. Though we do know Jed and some of his employees, RPRT Communications, Inc. has NOTHING to do with RPRT Group, Jed Root or any associated companies. Threats directed at me, my company or my clients will not be taken lightly and will immediately be reported to the proper authorities.

RPRT Communications, Inc. has owned the RPRT trademark in the USA for almost a decade. To contact RPRT Group you can go to their website HERE.

Since we are still getting calls, emails and death threats, here is his information:

Oliver Fiechter

RPRT AG

Bahnhofstrasse 2

9435 Heerbrugg Switzerland

o@rprtgroup.com

+41791244570

Tia Blanco x VeganSmart Peaches and Cream Launches!

2836This week the Tia Blanco signature VeganSmart Peaches and Cream flavor has launched. This non-GMO plant based protein powder is available exclusively on the VeganSmart site for the time being and comes in a tub or single use packets for drinks on the go. To get your own supply please go HERE.

Tia Blanco Signs With Sector 9

TIA-9-BALL-TEAM-1Tia Blanco has been hand selected by the family at Sector 9 to be a new face for the company. Tia will exclusively be shredding on Sector 9 products on land from here on out. Sector 9, based in San Diego, is the leader in longboard, cruiserboard, downhill and recreational skateboards worldwide. A brand synonymous with fun and the California lifestyle, Tia is a perfect fit.

We are stoked to have Tia be a part of the Nine Ball family.

Mancino for Boux Avenue

boux-avenue_0Roberta Mancino has been cast to shoot a commercial campaign with British lingerie company Boux Avenue. Shooting in California, the spot will feature Roberta’s aerial skills along with the company’s awesome product. Look for the spot to drop in the UK and online in the coming months.

Fly free.

Blanco For San Lorenzo Bikinis

Screen Shot 2017-03-14 at 10.11.16 AMTia Blanco has been chosen to be the face of San Lorenzo Hawaii for the 2017 season. She traveled to the North Shore to shoot the latest collection which is featured on their website HERE.