FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, December 13th, 2013
NBC SPORTS GROUP SURROUNDS UNITED STATES SKI AND SNOWBOARD SELECTION EVENTS LEADING INTO SOCHI OLYMPICS
NBC Sports Group to Air Coverage of All Five USSA Selection Events for Freeskiing and Snowboarding Halfpipe and Slopestyle
Events Will Determine Freeskiing and Snowboarding Halfpipe and Slopestyle Athletes Representing United States in 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi
STAMFORD, Conn. – December 13, 2013 – NBC and NBCSN will present live coverage of all five of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association freeskiing and snowboarding halfpipe and slopestyle selection events leading into the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. Coverage begins on NBC tomorrow at Noon ET with coverage of the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships from Breckenridge, Colo. The results of the five USSA events will determine the freeskiing and snowboarding halfpipe and slopestyle athletes that will represent the United States at the upcoming Sochi Winter Games.
The five USSA events are comprised of the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships, plus Sprint U.S. Grand Prix events at Copper Mountain, Colo,, Northstar California, Mammoth Mountain, Calif., and Park City, Utah. These events will feature the world’s top freeskiing and snowboarding athletes, including Shaun White, Louie Vito, Danny Davis, Kelly Clark, Torin Yater-Wallace, Keri Herman, Tom Wallisch, Nick Goepper, and Bobby Brown.
DEW TOUR ION MOUNTAIN CHAMPIONSHIPS
NBC and NBCSN will air coverage of the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships, from Breckenridge, Colo., on December 14-15. Coverage begins tomorrow at Noon ET on NBC with the men’s snowboard superpipe finals, and continues on Sunday, Dec. 15 at Noon ET on NBC with the men’s freeski slopestyle finals. NBCSN’s coverage begins on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET with the men’s snowboard slopestyle finals.
|Sat., December 14||Men’s Snowboard Superpipe Finals||NBC||Noon|
|Sun., December 15||Men’s Freeski Superpipe Finals||NBCSN||1 a.m.|
|Sun., December 15||Men’s Freeski Slopestyle Finals||NBC||Noon|
|Sun., December 15||Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Finals||NBCSN||3 p.m.|
SPRINT U.S. GRAND PRIX, COPPER MOUNTAIN
NBC and NBCSN will present coverage of the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix from Copper Mountain, Colo, on December 21-22. Coverage begins Saturday, Dec. 21 at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN, with the halfpipe skiing finals. Coverage continues on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 2 p.m. ET on NBC with the slopestyle skiing finals, followed by the halfpipe snowboarding finals at 3 p.m. ET. NBCSN will present coverage of the slopestyle snowboarding finals on Friday, Dec. 27 at 10 p.m. ET.
|Sat., December 21||Halfpipe Skiing Finals||NBCSN||2 p.m.|
|Sun., December 22||Slopestyle Skiing Finals||NBC||2 p.m.|
|Sun., December 22||Halfpipe Snowboarding Finals||NBC||3 p.m.|
|Fri., December 27||Slopestyle Snowboarding Finals||NBCSN||10 p.m.|
SPRINT U.S. GRAND PRIX, NORTHSTAR CALIFORNIA
NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix from Northstar California begins on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN with the stopestyle skiing finals. Coverage continues on NBC on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 1:30 with the slopestyle snowboarding finals. NBCSN will present the halfpipe skiing finals at 9 p.m. ET on Monday, Jan. 12, followed by the halfpipe snowboarding finals at 10 p.m. ET.
|Sat., January 11||Slopestyle Skiing Finals||NBCSN||4:30 p.m.|
|Sun., January 12||Slopestyle Snowboarding Finals||NBC||1:30 p.m.|
|Mon., January 13||Halfpipe Skiing Finals||NBCSN||9 p.m.|
|Mon., January 13||Halfpipe Snowboarding Finals||NBCSN||10 p.m.|
SPRINT U.S. GRAND PRIX, MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN
Coverage of the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix, from Mammoth Mountain, Calif., begins on Friday, Jan. 17 at 3 p.m. ET with the first slopestyle snowboarding finals, followed by live coverage of the first halfpipe finals at 4 p.m. ET. NBC will air live coverage of the second halfpipe snowboarding finals on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 3 p.m. ET. Coverage of the Mammoth Mountain Grand Prix concludes on Monday, Jan. 20 at 1 p.m. ET with the second slopestyle snowboarding finals.
|Fri., January 17||Slopestyle Snowboarding Finals #1||NBCSN||3 p.m.|
|Fri., January 17||Halfpipe Snowboarding Finals #1||NBCSN||4 p.m.|
|Sun., January 19||Halfpipe Snowboarding Finals #2||NBC||3 p.m.|
|Mon., January 20||Slopestyle Snowboarding Finals #2||NBCSN||1 p.m.|
SPRINT U.S. GRAND PRIX, PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
Live coverage of the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix, from Park City, Utah, begins on Friday, Jan. 17 with the first halfpipe skiing finals at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage continues on Sat. Jan. 18 on NBC with the first halfpipe and slopestyle skiing finals at 2:30 p.m. ET, followed by live coverage of the second slopestyle skiing finals at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage concludes Sunday, Jan. 19 with the second halfpipe skiing finals and U.S. Olympic Team announcement at 5:30 p.m. ET.
|Fri., January 17||Halfpipe Skiing Finals #1||NBCSN||11 p.m.|
|Sat., January 18||Halfpipe & Slopestyle Skiing Finals #1||NBC||2:30 p.m.|
|Sat., January 18||Slopestyle Skiing Finals #2||NBCSN||4:30 p.m.|
|Sun. January 19||Halfpipe Skiing Finals #2/Olympic Team Announcement||NBCSN||5:30 p.m.|
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets – will stream coverage of USSA events via “TV Everywhere,” the media industry’s effort to make quality content available to authenticated customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra. The NBC Sports Live Extra app for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play.
Games airing on:
- NBC will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra;
- NBCSN will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra, and to the digital platforms of participating cable, satellite, and telco services, via “TV Everywhere,” which is available on an authenticated basis to subscribers of participating MVPDs.
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