FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 13th, 2012
DEW TOUR ION MOUNTAIN CHAMPIONSHIP BEGINS TONIGHT AT 7:30 PM ET ON NBC SPORTS NETWORK
NEW YORK – December 13, 2012 – NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championship, from Breckenridge Ski Resort in Breckenridge, Colo., begins tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. Coverage continues through the weekend on NBC, NBC Sports Network and DewTour.com.
Hosted by Carolyn Manno, the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championship will feature 11 hours of the world’s best action sports athletes, including Shaun White, Louie Vito and Kelly Clark competing for the Dew Cup and prize money. Manno will be joined by NBC Sports Group’s Dew Tour telecast team of Todd Harris (play-by-play), Todd Richards (snowboard analyst), Luke Van Valin (ski analyst) and Tiffany Simons (reporter).
The Dew Tour 2012 season concludes with an action-packed weekend in Breckenridge that will feature music, lifestyle and film elements. The iON Mountain Championships will feature more than 100 of the world’s best action sports athletes, competing in skiing and snowboarding events. Disciplines for men and women over the four days will include: Skiing Big Air, Superpipe and Slopestyle; and Snowboard Big Air, Superpipe and Slopestyle.
iON Mountain Championship Television Schedule:
(All times ET and subject to change)
|Date||Network||Time||Sport & Discipline|
|Thursday, Dec., 13||NBC Sports Network||7:30 – 8:30 p.m.||Men’s Ski Big Air|
|Friday, Dec., 14||NBC Sports Network||4 – 6 p.m.||Women’s &Men’s Ski Superpipe Final|
|Saturday, Dec., 15||NBC||2 – 4 p.m.||Women’s & Men’s Snowboard Superpipe Final|
|Saturday, Dec., 15||NBC Sports Network||11 p.m. – 12 a.m.||Men’s Snowboard Big Air Final|
|Sunday, Dec., 16||NBC||1 – 3 p.m.||Women’s & Men’s Ski Slopestyle Final|
|Sunday, Dec., 16||NBC Sports Network||3 – 4 p.m.||Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Final|
|Saturday, Dec., 22||NBC Sports Network||11 p.m. – 12 a.m.||Best of Snowboard|
|Sunday, Dec,. 23||NBC Sports Network||12 a.m. – 1 a.m.||Best of Ski|
About the DewTour
The Dew Tour consists of three marquee events in distinct beach, city and mountain locales, featuring summer sports of skateboarding and BMX, with additional competitions of surf and freestyle motocross; snowboard and freeskiing will be featured at the winter event. The Dew Tour events are premium action sports and lifestyle festivals combining the best in action sports competitions along with the Dew Tour Experience and live music performances. The Dew Tour is broadcast live on NBC and NBC Sports Network and streamed live on DewTour.com. The Dew Tour is also distributed on Universal HD, and internationally on Eurosport, Extreme Channel, Rogers Sports Network, TVA, and Globosat. The Dew Tour partners include Mountain Dew (tour title sponsor), iON, Pantech, Toyota, GoDaddy, Mongoose, National Guard, Paul Mitchell and Stride. More information can be found at www.DewTour.com.