Dew Tour

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4:01 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

The Dew Tour Comes to Ocean City

Ryan Nyquist Back Flip 1
Matt Forney

The Dew Tour has come and gone in Ocean City, drawing crowds and spectators from around the world. Bucky Lasek of Baltimore won the Bowl Competition, while Andy Buckworth edged out Ryan Nyquist in the BMX cyclist competition. Meanwhile, Pierre Luc Gagnon won the Vert skateboarding event. Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush looks at the crowd and the competitors as they met in Ocean City. (Matt Forney provided reportorial work for this report.)

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Local News
11:57 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Heavy "Dew Tour" Traffic Expected on Chesapeake Bay Bridge

Chesapeake Bay Bridge
Credit Maryland Transportation Authority

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland transportation officials say drivers should expect more traffic than normal this weekend on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

Officials say the Dew Tour skateboarding event is drawing thousands of people to Ocean City from Thursday through Sunday.

The Maryland Transportation Authority says it will implement two-way traffic operations, weather permitting, to help alleviate delays. The agency also encourages drivers to travel at off-peak hours.

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Local News
9:32 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Dew Tour Gets Underway

Credit Don Rush

The Dew tour got underway yesterday in a carnival-like atmosphere.

It’s the fourth consecutive year at Ocean City which features skateboard and BMX competitions.

As the crowds gathered for some of the early competition the usual T-shirts were sold and the huge platforms were still being put up.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that among the vendors is Grind For Life which assists people have to travel long distances for cancer treatment.  

Tonight will feature the Skateboard Vert Semi-Final.

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9:01 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Dew Tour Returns to Ocean City

Credit Dew Tour website

The Dew Tour is returning to Ocean City this summer.

The event set for June 25th - 29th will be celebrating it 10 year anniversary featuring skateboard and BMX competitions during the five day event.

Eric Grill, president of Alli Sports, a division of NBC Sports, cited the continuing support of the resort over the last three years, for its decision to come back to the seaside resort.

Mayor Rick Meehan told the Salisbury Daily Times that his city was thrilled to host the event for another year.

The rest of the Dew Tour schedule has yet to be set.

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