Verizon Wireless And Dew Action Sports Tour Team Up For Action Packed Event In San Jose, California

SAN JOSE, CA — WHAT:Verizon Wireless, owner and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless network, partners with BATTLE M.A.X® at the Dew Action Sports Tour to host an interactive booth filled with games, music demos, giveaways, vendor contests and sweepstakes, prizes, and special events including an autograph signing and a hip-hop concert!


Popular motocross rider Nate Adams will sign autographs and meet fans. The concert area will showcase hip-hop legend, The Roots. Opening for The Roots is LA-based hip-hop trio Dilated Peoples. Fans can join in the concert excitement by sending a personal text or picture message to a special blog screen during the show.

The Dew tour draws more than 150 of the world's top action sports athletes competing in freestyle motocross, skateboarding, and BMX bikes.

WHERE: HP Pavilion 525 West Santa Clara Street San Jose, California 95113

WHEN:Thursday, September 7 through Sunday, September 10, 2006 Gates open at 3:00 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 10:00 a.m. Saturday; and 11:00 a.m. SundayNate Adams appearance —6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday and 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Verizon Wireless booth, outside The Roots and Dilated Peoples — Friday, September 8, 9:00-11:00 p.m. The music stage will be outside on the grounds of the event's festival village

VISUALS:Verizon Wireless Street team with three H2 Hummers, interactive games, VCAST Music and picture messaging demos, vendor contests and sweepstakes including best air guitarist, best dancer, and best BATTLE M.A.X ® gamer.

CONTACT:Heidi FlatoVerizon WirelessHeidi.Flato@VerizonWireless.com 925.324.8692

About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 54.8 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

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