Oakley Skateboard Demo Features X Games Gold Medalists at Boston Snow Sports Expo

By AlpineZone News |
Nov 15 2006 - 09:44 AM

WATERVILLE VALLEY, New Hampshire — Oakley Pro Skateboarders Ryan Sheckler and Chris Senn will be putting on a show Saturday, November 18 during the Boston Snow Sports Expo at the Bayside Expo Center. Sheckler and Senn will be at Waterville Valley’s double mini ramp at 11:00 am followed by an autograph session at the Oakley tent next to the ramp.

One of the youngest pro skateboarders on the circuit, 17-year old Ryan Sheckler is known for his variety of skateboarding tricks. Since 2003, Ryan has compiled an impressive list of career highlights including X Games Gold, 2005 Dew Action Sports Tour Athlete of the Year and 2006 Panasonic Open Title. Ryan is also featured in numerous skateboarding videos, including “Tony Hawk’s Secret Skatepark Tour”.

Skateboard legend Chris Senn has been one of the top skateboarders in the U.S. for 12 years and has three X-games Gold in his collection. Senn has traveled the world throughout his career, earning the respect of the skating community, highlighted by a 2nd ranking in the World in 2002.

Sheckler’s and Senn’s demo kicks off the annual Fall Brawl contests. At 2 pm, the 15 and under division competes for prizes from Oakley, Volcom, DC Shoes, Eastern Boarder, 5 Boro, DC Shoes and the Waterville Valley Skate Camp. The big show sponsored by Oakley and Red Bull, starts at 3:00 when all ages compete for a $2,000 cash purse. More information on the contest and entry forms are posted at snowboardwaterville.com.

Waterville Valley’s double mini ramp is also open to the public throughout the Expo. For $5, you can skate it during open skate sessions on Thursday and Friday from 5-9 pm and Sunday 12-5. Helmets are required and skaters must be 18 or older or have their parents signature.