NBC SPORTS GROUP TO PRESENT LIVE COVERAGE OF DEW TOUR MOUNTAIN CHAMPIONSHIPS THURSDAY - SUNDAY

09 December 2014
For Immediate Release on Behalf of Alli Sports
 
NBC SPORTS GROUP TO PRESENT LIVE COVERAGE OF DEW TOUR MOUNTAIN CHAMPIONSHIPS
THURSDAY - SUNDAY
  • Seven Hours of Freeski and Snowboard Finals Coverage on NBC & NBCSN
  • All Practices, Semifinals and Finals Streamed Live on NBC Sports Live Extra and DewTour.com
  • Premiere Athletes Include Six Slopestyle and Superpipe Olympic Gold Medalists
Breckenridge, Colo. - December 9, 2014 - NBC and NBCSN will present seven hours of coverage of the Dew Tour Mountain Championships this weekend, featuring the world’s premier snowboard and freeski athletes. Television coverage of the signature winter event begins Saturday at 1 p.m. ET on NBC and continues through the weekend. In addition, NBC Sports Live Extra and DewTour.com will combine to deliver live digital coverage of all practices, semifinals and finals. Online coverage will begin Thursday at 11 a.m. ET.
The four-day event will feature many of the world’s premier international snowboard and freeski athletes competing in men’s and women’s freeski slopestyle, freeski superpipe, snowboard slopestyle and snowboard superpipe. Six slopestyle and superpipe Olympic gold medalists are confirmed to compete, including Sage Kotsenburg (USA) and Jamie Anderson (USA), and freeski athletes David Wise (USA), Maddie Bowman (USA), Joss Christensen (USA) and Dara Howell (CAN).
Veteran play-by-play announcer Todd Harris will lead NBC and NBCSN’s coverage of the Dew Tour Mountain Championships. Harris will be joined by analysts Todd Richards (snowboard), Luke Van Valin (ski) and Tina Dixon (reporter).
DEW TOUR MOUNTAIN CHAMPIONSHIPS TELEVISION SCHEDULE 
DATE TIME NETWORK
Sat., Dec. 13 1 – 3 p.m. NBC
Sat., Dec. 13 1:30 – 3 a.m. NBCSN
Sun., Dec. 14 1 – 3 p.m. NBC
Sun., Dec. 14 4 – 5:30 p.m. NBCSN
*All times ET
 
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA AND DEWTOUR.COM
All practice, semifinals and finals of the Dew Tour Mountain Championships will be streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra and DewTour.com.
 
In addition to live coverage of each competition, DewTour.com will host Dew Tour Live presented by Quiznos, featuring exclusive athlete interviews, behind the scenes content, as well as pre and post-competition coverage. Digital content on DewTour.com will be hosted by Georgia Lindsay, who will be joined by analysts Jack Mitrani (snowboard) and Doug Bishop (freeski).
 
All Dew Tour Mountain Championships coverage on NBC Sports Live Extra and Dew Tour.com will be streamed 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.
 
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA AND DEWTOUR.COM LIVE STREAM SCHEDULE
 
DATE EVENT TIME
Thurs., Dec. 11 Freeski Pre-Show 11 a.m.
Thurs., Dec. 11 Men’s Freeski Slopestyle Semifinal 11:30 a.m.
Thurs., Dec. 11 Snowboard Pre-Show 2 p.m.
Thurs., Dec. 11 Men’s Snowboard Pipe Semifinal 2:30 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 12 Freeski Pre-Show 11 a.m.
Fri., Dec. 12 Women’s Freeski Pipe Final 11:30 a.m.
Fri., Dec. 12 Snowboard Preshow 1 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 12 Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Semifinal 1:30 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 12 Snowboard Pre-Show 4:30 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 12 Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Finals 5 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 13 Snowboard Pre-Show 12:30 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 13 Men’s Snowboard Pipe Final 1:30 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 13 Freeski Pre-Show 4:30 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 13 Men’s Freeski Pipe Final 5 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 14 Freeski Pre-Show 12:30 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 14 Men’s Freeski Slopestyle Final 1 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 14 Snowboard Pre-Show 3:30 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 14 Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle Final 4 p.m.
 
 
DEW TOUR  SOCIAL MEDIA
  • Dew Tour on Facebook:  More than 639,000 LIKES strong, the Dew Tour Facebook page provides links, photos, video and exclusive behind-the-scenes content facebook.com/dewtour.
  • Dew Tour on Twitter:  @DewTour will be sharing Twitter updates and video tweets, providing fans extended content from Breckenridge, Colo. Using tweets, pictures, vine videos and twidvids @DewTour provides unique content with athletes, announcers and fans twitter.com/dewtour.
  • Dew Tour on Instagram:  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 Breckenridge http://instagram.com/dewtour .
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.
ABOUT DEW TOUR
The Dew Tour consists of four marquee events, featuring disciplines across BMX,skateboard, freeski and snowboard (superpipe and slopestyle), with additional competitions integrated throughout the year. Dew Tour events are premium action sports and lifestyle festivals combining the best in competitions along with the Dew Tour Experience, live music performances and lifestyle showcases. The Dew Tour is broadcast live on NBC and NBCSN and streamed live on DewTour.com and NBC Sports Live Extra. The Dew Tour is also distributed domestically on Universal HD and Comcast SportsNet, and internationally on Eurosport, TVA, Fox Sports Asia, Extreme Sports Channel, MCM, ProSieben, DR and Globosat. Dew Tour partners include Mountain Dew (tour title sponsor), Toyota, Paul Mitchell, Wheaties, Sphero, Quiznos and Squatch. More information can be found at www.DewTour.com.
 
--NBC SPORTS GROUP--
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Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Park City and Canyons in Utah; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.
 

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