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Confirmed Athletes/Judges and Competition Schedule

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Confirmed Athlete/Judge Roster And Competition Schedule Just Announced
For The 2011 MegaRamp Open At Woodward West, June 9th 2011

Tehachapi, CA (6/3/11) – The MegaRamp Open at Woodward West will be held in Tehachapi CA, June 9th 2011.   As previously announced many of the top athletes from skate and BMX are converging from around the world for the inaugural MegaRamp Open at Woodward West, the first event in this years new MegaRamp Championship Series.

The confirmed athlete and judge roster is as follows:

Athletes

Skateboard
Martin Andre
Mitchie Brusco (age 13)
Bob Burnquist (current MegaRamp skateboard all-time champion)
Jake Brown (Double MegaRamp X Games gold medalist going for his 3rd gold medal this summer)
Ronny Gomes
Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins (first and only female rider to jump MegaRamp)
Rob Lorifice
Andy MacDonald
Edgard “Vovo” Pereira
Elliot Sloan
Adam Taylor
Lincoln Ueda

BMX
Vince Byron
Austin Coleman
Jed Mildon (the only rider in the world to land a triple backflip on a BMX)
Colton Satterfield
Ben Snowden
Ben Voyles
Morgan Wade
Zack Warden (Asia X Games Gold Medalist)
Coco Zurita

Judges

Skateboard
Brian Harper
Christian Hosoi
Danny Way

BMX
TJ Ellis
Cory Nastazio
Simon Tabron

Competition Schedule (subject to change)
10:00a – 12:00p    Warm Up
12:15 – 12:30p          Heat 1: Skateboard
12:30 – 12:45p         Heat 2: Skateboard
1:00 – 1:15p             Heat 1: BMX
1:30 – 1:45p             Heat 2: BMX
2:00 – 2:30p            Skateboard Finals
2:45 – 3:15p            BMX Finals
3:30p                        Awards Ceremony

The MegaRamp Open at Woodward West is a free event that is open to the public.

The ramp is located opposite 28621 Augusta Drive, Tehachapi, CA 93561 (not at the main entrance to the Camp)

Additional information on the 2011 MegaRamp Open at Woodward West can be found on www.MegaRampOpen.com

About MegaRamp: The MegaRamp structure is the brainchild of Danny Way and was unveiled to the world in The DC Shoes Video in 2004. The first MegaRamp skateboarding contest debuted at the X Games in 2004 with the BMX event following in 2006. The world’s best athletes ride MegaRamp structures and continually push the boundaries of athletic excellence. MegaRamp is a registered trademark of MegaRamp Events LLC who controls rights in all things MegaRamp. MegaRamp Productions produces MegaRamp live events. For more information visit: www.megaramp.com

About Woodward West: Woodward West opened in the summer of 2003 in Tehachapi, California, approximately two hours north of Los Angeles. Woodward West hosts thousands of aspiring action sport, gymnastics, and cheer athletes from around the world. The guests include current and future Olympians, and some of the most recognizable names in action sports including many X Games medalists. Woodward West offers weekly summer camp programs in gymnastics, cheer, skateboarding, BMX freestyle, inline skating, freeride mountain bike, and video production for kids 7 to 17. For more information visit: www.woodwardwest.com
For press inquiries, contact: OKAY!! OKAY!! and Jardine Hammond at jardineh@gmail.com, (760) 576-9645

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MegaRamp @ Woodward West

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Heres a peek into what these guys are up against. The first annual MegaRamp Open @ Woodward west, June 9th, Tehachapi, California. See you there!

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MegaRamp at Woodward West Preview Photos

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

A preview of some of the action we will see for the first annual MegaRamp Open located at Woodward West, June 9th. MegaRamp brings together the world’s best BMX and Skateboard athletes on the world’s largest ramps.

Morgan Wade Photo: Theo Hand

Helicopter View Photo: Danny Way

Bob Burnquist Photo: Theo Hand

MegaRamp Championship Series Debuts With The MegaRamp Open At Woodward West

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2011 MegaRamp Championship Series Debuts at Woodward West on June 9th.
Top skateboarding and BMX stars converge for the MegaRamp Open contest.

Tehachapi, CA (5/26/11)—This summer marks the first in a new and exciting contest series, unlike any before it.

The 2011 MegaRamp Open at Woodward West, taking place on June 9, is the first event of the inaugural season of the MegaRamp Championship Series.

Many of the world’s top MegaRamp riders will converge at Woodward West for the first full-sized MegaRamp event of 2011. Athletes confirmed to attend include: current reigning (2007–2010) MegaRamp Skateboard World Champion Bob Burnquist (BRA); X Games double gold medalist Jake Brown (AUS); Andy MacDonald (USA); Adam Taylor (USA); and Lincoln Ueda. From BMX, look for Andy Buckworth (AUS); Vince Byron (AUS); Zack Warden (USA); Morgan Wade (USA); and Austin Coleman (USA). Judges include skateboard legends Danny Way, Christian Hosoi, and BMX star Kevin Robinson.

The event is open to both pros and top ams and spectators are welcome to attend. The contest will be judged during a jam format in which athletes will drop nine stories, jump a 70-ft gap, land at 45 mph, and then ride the 27-ft high quarter pipe to fly 50 feet in the air. MegaRamp athletes redefine what’s possible on a skateboard and a BMX bike.

The MegaRamp Championship Series features four contests taking place on full-sized MegaRamp structures. Athletes accumulate scores based on their results at each stop. The athlete with the highest overall scores from each of skateboarding and BMX will be crowned the overall winner of the MegaRamp Champion Series in their sport.

2011 MegaRamp Championship Series

June 9th
MegaRamp Open at Woodward West
Woodward West
Tehachapi, CA

July 1st–3rd
Nescau MegaRampa Invitational
Sambadromo
Sao Paulo, Brasil

July 28th–31st
X Games (Invitational)*
Staples Center Los Angeles, CA
*ESPN/ X Games does not endorse and is not affiliated with the MegaRamp Championship Series

September TBD
Bob’s Backyard Invitational
Burnquist Residence
Vista, CA

Woodward West is the West Coast’s premiere action sports and gymnastics camp and is located at 4,000 feet in the hills of Tehachapi, California. It is home to the only permanent full-sized MegaRamp training facility, and is the second permanent full-sized MegaRamp structure in the world (the other being in Bob Burnquist’s famous backyard in Vista, California).

To watch the official video for the event visit: http://www.megarampopen.com

About MegaRamp: The MegaRamp structure is the brainchild of Danny Way and was unveiled to the world in The DC Shoes Video in 2004. The first MegaRamp skateboarding contest debuted at the X Games in 2004 with the BMX event following in 2006. The world’s best athletes ride MegaRamp structures and continually push the boundaries of athletic excellence. MegaRamp is a registered trademark of MegaRamp Events LLC who controls rights in all things MegaRamp. MegaRamp Productions produces MegaRamp live events. For more information visit: www.megaramp.com

About Camp Woodward: Founded in 1970 in central Pennsylvania, Camp Woodward facilities host thousands of aspiring and professional action sports, gymnastics and cheer athletes from around the world, including past, current and future X Games Champs, Elite athletes and Olympians. Woodward recently expanded its properties to include training facilities for surfing, snowboarding and skiing, including Woodward at Copper Mountain, Colorado which offers snowboard and free ski training; summer camps in Tehachapi, California, Woodward Surf Camp in Ventura, California, and the first international facility, Woodward Beijing, which opened in May 2010. In addition, Camp Woodward, Woodward West and Woodward Beijing offer digital media arts and music education programs. For more information on Camp Woodward, please visit www.campwoodward.com.

For press inquiries, contact: OKAY!! OKAY!! and Jardine Hammond at jardineh@gmail.com, (760) 576-9645 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (760) 576-9645 end_of_the_skype_highlighting

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2011 MegaRamp Open Preview

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

The 2011 MegaRamp Open At Woodward West is on June 9th, 2011 in Tehachapi, CA.  The event is open to the public.

2011 MegaRamp Open At Woodward West from MegaRamp on Vimeo.