Augusta Sonic skating carhop takes 3rd in national skating competition

By: News release from Barkley
By: News release from Barkley

Monday, Sept. 19, 2011

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK -- Augusta's Tremayne Dixon earned Bronze Medal honors in SONIC Drive-In’s 2011 Dr Pepper/RC Sports So You Think You Can Skate finals competition held Sept. 11-12 in Las Vegas. Tremayne along with five other National Finalists showed off their skating prowess, personality and general Carhopping skills in front of a panel of judges that included Food Network personality Sunny Anderson.

Having only picked up skating earlier in the year, Dixon was selected from a number of entry videos submitted by skating SONIC crewmembers across the country. Crewmembers were asked to submit two-minute videos showcasing their talents, among which a panel of judges from SONIC Drive-In selected the six finalists.

As a Bronze medalist, Dixon receives $250 and the opportunity to participate in a SONIC advertising campaign and other SONIC events. All finalists were awarded an all-expense paid trip to Las Vegas to compete in the finals competition.

2011 So You Think You Can Skate Medal Winners:
-Gold – Adrian Aguillon, West Jordan, Utah
-Silver – Aaron McClaskey, Rayne, La.
-Bronze – Tremayne Dixon, Augusta, Ga.


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