New season brings collaboration with Mack Dawg and highlights top riders including X Games Gold Medalists Torstein Horgmo and Andreas Wiig, plus backcountry rippers Eric Jackson and Mark Landvik.
Los Angeles, CA (October 20, 2009) — FUEL TV, the action sports lifestyle network, and Standard Films are proud to announce the premiere of season 6 of “The Standard Snowboard Show” on November 17, 2009 at 8:00pm ET/PT during the Snow Pack programming block. This season, the masters of snowboard filmmaking use their cinematic skills and access to the world’s greatest riders to update the show with a new format and outstanding footage from across the globe. The new season of “The Standard Snowboard Show” is noteable for an unprecedented collaboration between Standard Films and legendary snowboard filmmaker Mack Dawg, highlighting the best riders in snowboarding including Torstein Horgmo, Andreas Wiig, Xavier Delerue, Eric Jackson, Mark Landvik and Lonnie Kauk.
“The Standard Snowboard Show” rips into another season with the heaviest shredding on television. The future stars of the sport including Halldor Helgason and Jason Dubois make their season debuts along with the new Mack Dawg Files. In every episode of “The Standard Snowboard Show,” the MD Files consist of segments of the best freestyle rippers produced by the legendary filmmaker Mike McEntire. Look out for the Montreal, Alaska and Superpark episodes and expect more adrenaline energy from the notorious Slam Extravaganza.
“Standard has been on FUEL TV since the channel’s launch, and it’s been exciting to watch it grow and evolve over the years,” says Shon Tomlin, FUEL TV’s VP of Programming and Development. “This season is especially exciting with the collaboration of the two biggest and oldest names in snowboard filmmaking, Standard and Mack Dawg.
“This season of The Standard Snowboard Show’ has the same outstanding footage but features new riders and locations,” says Mike Hatchett, Standard Films founder and owner. “Having new riders keeps the show fresh and brings excitement to the season. Working with Mike McEntire and adding a new freestyle segment to each episode is also a great way to show even more awesome shredding.”
Make sure to check out the best snowboarding on television with the new season of “The Standard Snowboard Show” on FUEL TV beginning November 17, 2009. Original episodes premiere Tuesday nights at 8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT during the Snow Pack programming block and re-air several times throughout the week. Episodes will also be available for download from iTunes, and can be watched on www.fuel.tv and www.hulu.com.
About Standard Films
Standard Films is a global leader in snowboard motion media since 1992. Located on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, California, Standard Films has captured the essence of snowboarding in more than 20 films and multiple televisions shows for FUEL TV. To learn more about Standard Films visit www.standardfilms.com.
About FUEL TV
FUEL TV is an action sports lifestyle network for skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, BMX, freestyle-motocross, and wakeboarding. A unit of Fox Cable Networks, FUEL TV was launched July 1, 2003 and is seen in 30 million U.S. homes. To subscribe to FUEL TV, call 877-4-FUEL-TV. For program times and other information, visit www.fuel.tv.