"We are very excited about returning to Portland and Orlando after four successful seasons, as well as two in Salt Lake City, and we're eager to bring the Dew Tour to the two new host cities: Chicago and Boston," said Chris Prybylo, Alli Vice President and Dew Tour General Manager. "All five host cities have showed tremendous support for action sports throughout the years and we look forward to another successful season."
"2008 was an amazing year for me and I'm ready for the '09 Dew Tour season to get under way," said 2008 BMX Dirt Dew Cup champion Cameron White. "BMX dirt is always heaps competitive and I'll be coming into the season full force, ready to defend the Dew Cup title."
"I'm stoked for the start of the '09 Dew Tour season," said 2008 Skate Park Dew Cup champion Chaz Ortiz. "It's going to be a lot of fun skating with Ryan Sheckler, Paul Rodriguez, and Greg Lutzka again. They are all great skaters, and I look up to them so I am really excited for the first contest."
The complete 2009 Dew Tour schedule is as follows:
Event 1 June 26-27 Chicago, Ill. --Grant Park
Event 2 July 24-25 Boston, Mass. --TD Banknorth Garden
Wendy's Invitational Aug. 13-16 Portland, Ore.--Rose Quarter
Toyota Challenge Sept. 17-20 Salt Lake City, UT --EnergySolutions Arena
PlayStation® Pro Oct. 15-18 Orlando, Fla.--Amway Arena