Not since the Ocean City International Tennis Tournament has Maryland’s “Jewel” by the Sea has a sporting event been broadcasted on national television. In 1977 CBS covered the Tennis Tourament from the Ocean City Convention Hall. The tournament in the winter of 1977 was won by tennis star Vitas Gerulaitis.
Thirty four years later, NBC Sports set up shop on the south end of town to cover the 2011 Dew Bike and Skateboarding Tour. The competion began Thursday. Yesterday was the finals for the bikers. The course was set up near the fishing pier and the beach.
Kyle Baldock, a 20-year-old from Australian won the BMX portion of the Ocean City Dew Tour. He beat twelve other competitors earning 94.75 point in his first run of :45. Dennis Enarson of La Mesa, Calif., came in second with 93.75 and Ryan Nyquist of San Jose, Calif., came in a close third with 92.5 points from his second run. (