FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
NBC SPORTS GROUP TO PRESENT LIVE COVERAGE OF DEW TOUR ION MOUNTAIN CHAMPIONSHIPS THURSDAY–SUNDAY
Four Hours of Live Coverage on NBC and NBCSN
NBC Sports Live Extra and DewTour.com to Live Stream 32 Hours of Content
First USSA Selection Event for Halfpipe and Slopestyle
Shaun White, Louie Vito, Kelly Clark and Torin Yater-Wallace to Compete
Stamford, Conn. – December 11, 2013 – NBC Sports Group will present more than 32 hours of coverage of the Dew Tour Ion Mountain Championships this week from Breckenridge, Colo., including four hours of live television coverage on NBC and NBCSN, and 32 hours of digital coverage live streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra and DewTour.com.
Featuring the world’s top freeski and snowboard athletes, the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships will bring together the country’s best male and female pro superpipe and slopestyle athletes, along with an array of international talent looking to capture the Dew Cup. The event will serve as the first official USSA selection event of the 2013-2014 season, and the first ever USSA selection event for freeski and slopestyle disciplines. Athletes competing in the event include, Shaun White, Louie Vito, Danny Davis, Kelly Clark, Torin Yater-Wallace and Bobby Brown
NBC AND NBCSN
Television coverage begins Saturday at Noon ET on NBC, and continues through the weekend on NBC and NBCSN. Veteran play-by-play announcer Todd Harris will lead NBC and NBCSN’s coverage of the Dew Tour. Harris will be joined by Carolyn Manno (host), Todd Richards (analyst), Luke Van Valin (analyst) and Tina Dixon (reporter).
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA AND DEWTOUR.COM
For the first time ever, all practice, qualifying, and finals of the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships will be streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra and DewTour.com. Online coverage will begin Thursday at 11 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Live Extra and DewTour.com. In addition to live coverage of each competition, DewTour.com will feature exclusive athlete interviews, behind the scenes content, and pre and post-competition coverage hosted by Jack Mitrani and Mike Rogge.
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets – will stream Dew Tour coverage 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.
Coverage 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.
DEW TOUR SOCIAL MEDIA
- DEW TOUR ON FACEBOOK: facebook.com/dewtour – Over 550,000 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 live video tweets, providing fans extended real-time content from Breckenridge, Colo. 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 city.
DEW TOUR TELEVISION SCHEDULE
|Sat., December 14||Men’s Snowboard Superpipe Final||NBC||Noon|
|Sun., December 15||Men’s Freeski Superpipe Final (taped)||NBCSN||1 a.m.|
|Sun., December 15||Men’s Freeski Slopestyle Final||NBC||Noon|
|Sun., December 15||Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Final||NBCSN||3 p.m.|
*All times listed are ET.
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA AND DEWTOUR.COM LIVE STREAM SCHEDULE
|Thurs., December 12||Men’s Freeski Slopestyle Semi-Final||11:30 a.m.|
|Thurs., December 12||Men’s Snowboard Superpipe Semi-Final||3 p.m.|
|Fri, December 13||Women’s Freeski Superpipe Final||11:30 a.m.|
|Fri, December 13||Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Semi-Final||1:30 p.m.|
|Fri, December 13||Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Final||5 p.m.|
|Fri, December 13||Men’s Freeski Superpipe Semi-Final||7 p.m.|
|Sat., December 14||Men’s Snowboard Superpipe Final||Noon|
|Sat., December 14||Women’s Snowboard Superpipe Final||2:15 p.m.|
|Sat., December 14||Women’s Freeski Slopestyle Final||4 p.m.|
|Sat., December 14||Men’s Freeski Superpipe Final||7:30 p.m.|
|Sun., December 15||Men’s Freeski Slopestyle Final||Noon|
|Sun., December 15||Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Final||3 p.m.|
|Sun., December 15||Men’s Freeski Superpipe Final (taped)||11 p.m.|
For a full list of confirmed athletes and additional Dew Tour event information, visit www.DewTour.com, www.facebook.com/dewtour, and www.twitter.com/DewTour.
— NBC SPORTS GROUP —