FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

NBC SPORTS GROUP TO PRESENT SIX HOURS OF DEW TOUR TOYOTA CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS SATURDAY – SUNDAY

Four Hours of Action Sports Coverage on NBC and Two on NBCSN

Premiere Skateboard and BMX Athletes Include Paul Rodriguez, Ryan Sheckler, Sean Malto and Drew Bezanson

Coverage to Feature Competitions Held in Portland, Ore., and Brooklyn, N.Y.

Burr Ridge, Ill. – October 15, 2014 – NBC Sports Group will present six hours of coverage of the Dew Tour Toyota City Championships this weekend, featuring the world’s premier skateboard and BMX athletes. Coverage of the two-stop event begins Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on NBC and continues through the weekend. NBC and NBCSN will showcase Dew Tour City Championships competitions held in Portland, Ore. and Brooklyn, N.Y.

Featuring the world’s top skateboard and BMX athletes, the Dew Tour City Championships brings together the biggest names in each sport to compete in the Dew Tour’s own unique streetstyle event, as well as street and dirt competitions. Athletes competing include skateboarders Paul Rodriguez, Ryan Sheckler, Sean Malto, Curren Caples, and Alec Majerus, and BMX athletes Drew Bezanson, Ryan Nyquist and Dennis Enarson.

Veteran play-by-play announcer Todd Harris will lead NBC and NBCSN’s coverage of the Dew Tour City Championships. Harris will be joined by Chris Miller (skateboard analyst), Jamie Bestwick (BMX analyst) and Carolyn Manno (reporter).

The Toyota City Championships wrap up the summer events of the four-stop 2014 Dew Tour season. Following the City Championships, the 2014 Dew Tour moves on to Breckenridge, Colo. for snowboard and freeski competitions this December.

DEW TOUR CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS TELEVISION SCHEDULE

DATE EVENT NETWORK TIME
Sat., October 18 Dew Tour: Portland NBC 3 p.m.
Sun., October 19 Dew Tour: Portland NBCSN 1 a.m.
Sun., October 19 Dew Tour: Brooklyn NBC 2:30 p.m.

* All times listed are ET.

DEW TOUR  SOCIAL MEDIA

  • DEW TOUR ON FACEBOOK: facebook.com/dewtour – Over 628,000 LIKES strong, the Dew Tour Facebook page provides links, photos, video and exclusive behind-the-scenes content.
  • DEW TOUR ON TWITTER: twitter.com/dewtour – @DewTour will be sharing Twitter updates and video tweets, providing fans extended content from Portland, Ore. and Brooklyn, NY. Using tweets, pictures, vine videos and twidvids @DewTour provides unique content with athletes, announcers and fans.
  • DEW TOUR ON INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dewtour – Dew Tour gives fans a look at photos through the filters of Instagram. Fans get a look inside the event, the courses, the concerts and around the cities.

For a full list of athletes and additional Dew Tour event information, visit www.DewTour.com, www.facebook.com/dewtour, and www.twitter.com/DewTour.

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