FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
NBC SPORTS GROUP TO PRESENT LIVE COVERAGE OF DEW TOUR BEACH CHAMPIONSHIPS FRIDAY – SUNDAY
Seven Hours of Coverage on NBC and NBCSN
Athletes Include Bucky Lasek, Jamie Bestwick, Tom Schaar and Ryan Nyquist
Bestwick and Nyquist to Compete and Serve as Analysts for Television Coverage
OCEAN CITY, Md. – June 25, 2014 – NBC Sports Group will present more than 24 hours of coverage of the Dew Tour Beach Championships this week from Ocean City, Md., including four hours of live television coverage on NBC, three hours on NBCSN, and more than 17 hours of digital content live streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra and DewTour.com.
Featuring the world’s top skateboard and BMX athletes, the Dew Tour Beach Championships will bring together the country’s best pro vert, park and bowl athletes, along with an array of international talent looking to capture the Dew Cup. The event will serve as the first event of the 2014 season, kicking off the Dew Tour’s 10th Anniversary. Athletes competing in the event include, Bucky Lasek, Jamie Bestwick, Tom Schaar, Pedro Barros, Ryan Nyquist and Dennis Enarson.In addition to competing in select BMX events, Bestwick and Nyquist will also serve as analysts for NBC and NBCSN’s coverage of the Beach Championships.
NBC AND NBCSN
Television coverage begins Saturday at 1 p.m. ET on NBC, and continues through the weekend on NBC and NBCSN. Veteran play-by-play announcer Todd Harris will lead the coverage, and will be joined by Chris Miller (skateboard analyst), Jamie Bestwick (BMX Park analyst), Ryan Nyquist (BMX Vert analyst), and Tina Dixon (reporter).
DEW TOUR TELEVISION SCHEDULE
|Sat., June 28||BMX Park Final||NBC||1 p.m.|
|Sun., June 29||Skate Vert Final||NBCSN||1 a.m.|
|Sun., June 29||Skate Bowl Final||NBC||2 p.m.|
|Sun., June 29||BMX Vert Final||NBCSN||11:30 p.m.|
*All times listed are ET.
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA AND DEWTOUR.COM
Dew Tour Live presented by Quiznos will stream a majority of 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.
All practice, semifinals, and finals of the Dew Tour Beach Championships will be streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extraand DewTour.com. Online coverage will begin Friday at 1 p.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. Digital content will be hosted by Chris Pastras, who will be joined by Neal Hendrix (skateboard analyst) and Matt Bischoff (BMX analyst).
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA AND DEWTOUR.COM LIVE STREAM SCHEDULE
|Fri., June 27||Pre-show||1 p.m.|
|Fri., June 27||BMX Park Semi-Final||1:30 p.m.|
|Fri., June 27||Skate Street||4 p.m.|
|Fri., June 27||Skate Bowl Semi-Final||5:30 p.m.|
|Sat., June 28||Pre-Show||12:30 p.m.|
|Sat., June 28||BMX Park Final||1 p.m.|
|Sat., June 28||BMX Street||3:30 p.m.|
|Sat., June 28||Skate Vert Final||5 p.m.|
|Sun., June 29||Pre-Show||1:30 p.m.|
|Sun., June 29||Skate Bowl Final||2 p.m.|
|Sun., June 29||BMX Vert||4:30 p.m.|
DEW TOUR SOCIAL MEDIA
- DEW TOURON FACEBOOK: facebook.com/dewtour – With more than 580,000 LIKES, the Dew Tour Facebook page will provide links, photos, video and exclusive behind-the-scenes content of the Beach Championships.
- DEW TOURON TWITTER: twitter.com/dewtour – @DewTourwill be sharing Twitter updates and live video tweets, providing fans extended real-time content from Ocean City, Md. Using tweets, pictures, vine videos and twidvids @DewTour will provide unique content with athletes, announcers and fans.
- DEW TOUR ON INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dewtour – Dew Tour gives fans a look at Beach Championships photos through the filters of Instagram. Fans get a look inside the event, the courses, the concerts and around the city.
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices and tablets – will live stream NBC and NBCSN’s coverage of the Dew Tour Beach Championships.
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.
– NBC SPORTS GROUP –