By Ashley Reyes
After the top 10 competitors from the SEMA Launch Pad competition were announced, they returned to the pitching room to give the judges a close-up look and demonstration of their products in episode three of the SEMA Launch Pad video series, now available on the SEMA YouTube channel.
The new episode hones in on five of the 10 semifinalists, as they give a comprehensive look at their products. With industry judges Chip Foose of Foose Design, Jared Hare of Addictive Desert Designs, Myles Kovaks of DUB magazine and TIS Wheels, and Alex Parker of Redline Detection inspecting the products and asking the tough questions, the candidates bring out all the stops in an attempt to make it to the next round. Competitors featured in this week’s episode are:
- Jonathan Hurley, ToolBox Widget
- Monika Kalenski, MEK Magnet
- Adam Gruener, Off Road in Mind
- Brendan McGrath, Dyme Performance Systems
- Robert McKeirnan, Stratos Meccanica LLC
Check out episode three now, then stay tuned for next week’s episode when the remaining competitors demonstrate their products and the Top Five finalists are announced on October 19. The five finalists will vie for a grand prize valued at $100,000 live at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Learn more about SEMA Launch Pad at www.sema.org/launchpad.