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04-13-2010 10:54 AM CET | Leisure, Entertainment, Miscellaneous

Press release from: ASA Entertainment

World-renowned Pros Bucky Lasek, Simon Tabron and Kevin Robinson will be featured at Williamsburg, VA park three weekends in May

LOS ANGELES (April 9, 2010) -- This spring, stars from the ASA Action Sports World Tour (ASA ASWT) will thrill fans with their own special brand of excitement when Ramp Jam, produced by ASA Entertainment, opens at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, VA on May 8. Performances by the action sports industry’s elite skateboarders, BMX riders and inline skaters will be featured on three weekends – May 8 & 9, May 15 & 16 and May 22 & 23 – along with a lineup of local concerts between shows, interactive booths and activities to entertain the young, hip, thrill-seeking fan.

Six-time X Games gold medalist and ESPY Awards nominee, Bucky Lasek (Baltimore, Maryland) will headline the shows on May 8 & 9, while BMX world champion and 3-time X Games gold medalist, Simon Tabron (Liverpool, England), will star during the last weekend, May 22 & 23. Kevin Robinson (East Providence, Rhode Island), the BMX High-Air world record holder and 4-time X Games Gold medalist will be highlighted all three weekends.

Joining these elite athletes will be other ASA ASWT stars to include skateboarding champion Danny Mayer (Omaha, Nebraska) and young gun Adam Taylor (Cocoa Beach, Florida); BMX high-flyer John Parker (Paso Robles, California); and inline skating specialists Marc Englehart (Lansdale, Pennsylvania), Marco Desanti (Sao Paulo, Brazil) and Thumper Nagasako (Maui, Hawaii). These men will perform multiple shows daily on the 14-foot-tall half-pipe designed especially for Ramp Jam. All shows are included in the price of admission to the park each weekend. Show times and information about other Ramp Jam activities can be found at

For more information, please contact Denise Abbott, ASA Entertainment Director, Media Relations & Marketing at 310 410 3020 ext. 309 or via email at, or Kevin Crossett, Busch Gardens Senior Communications Manager at 757 253 3364 or


About ASA Entertainment:

Founded in 1994, ASA Entertainment, LLC (an Omnicom Company) is an action sports event, television and content production agency focused on creating and executing customized, turn-key marketing programs that range in scale from grassroots to global. ASA’s events, featuring skateboarding, freestyle BMX, inline skating, freestyle motocross, snowboarding and music, are broadcast domestically on CBS Sports, VERSUS, FUEL TV, WGN and Fox Sports Net, and distributed during more than 900 hours of programming to more than 1 billion HH globally via 32 international broadcast partners. ASA's productions span the spectrum from large, international competitions such as the ASA Action Sports World Championships to amateur contests, lifestyle and branded entertainment events, demonstrations, exhibitions and mobile tours. As one of the most established organizations in action sports, ASA Entertainment develops premium content around the fastest growing sector of American sports. For more information, visit or

About SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment:

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment operates 10 parks across the U.S. including SeaWorld parks in Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio; Busch Gardens parks in Tampa, Fla. and Williamsburg; Discovery Cove and Aquatica in Orlando; Sesame Place near Philadelphia, Pa.; and water parks Adventure Island in Tampa and Water Country USA in Williamsburg.

The 10 parks play host to 25 million guests each year and employ 26,000 people nationwide. To learn more, visit or call toll-free (888) 800-5447. Additionally, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment created the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund, a non-profit, private charitable foundation committed to supporting wildlife and habitat conservation, research, education and animal rescue programs worldwide. Learn more at

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