The 2014 Allisports Dew Tour opened its 10th season on the beach in Ocean City this past weekend. Now in its fourth year on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the event continues to grow in attendance and size. Located between the Boardwalk and the Atlantic Ocean, just a short stroll from the pier, the festival has established a comfortable footprint in the sand. Its legions of fans can be found occupying hotels, visiting restaurants, and spending time and dropping their wallets along the way.
Imagine thousands and thousands of your closest friends all together on a beautiful afternoon in Ocean City, MD cheering on local Baltimore favorite Bucky Lasek as he skated his way to victory during the Dew Tour’s Skateboard Vert finals competition. That was exactly how my Saturday was! Seeing the competition up close and personal was more impressive and amazing than anything ever on television. I was able to see all of the athlete’s true skills first hand and every flip, twist and wipe out was more dramatic than the next. A few other events that were held throughout the weekend were the BMX Street Session, Skateboard Legends Bowl Final, the Skateboard Street Session, BMX Flatland Final, BMX Park Final and the Skateboard Bowl Final. Continue reading