First Winter X Games Europe Broadcast Live on ESPN360.com
World-Class Event Will Also Air Live From France to Eight Countries in Europe
Winter X Games Europe, to be held March 10-12 in Tignes, France, will welcome 150 world-class athletes competing in Snowboard and Skiing Slopestyle and SuperPipe. ESPN360.com, ESPN’s 24/7 live broadband sports network, will capture the competitions and stream them exclusively in the U.S. for action sports fans. In addition to ESPN360.com, Winter X Games Europe will be live in eight European countries airing on several networks: Belgium, France, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Switzerland and United Kingdom.
Winter X Games Europe will welcome athletes from all over the globe, including Olympians Gretchen Bleiler, Torah Bright and Louie Vito; French athletes and previous Winter X Games medalists Xavier Bertoni and Kevin Rolland; Canadian and British skiing and snowboarding champions, Sarah Burke and Jenny Jones, respectively.
For the complete, updated list of Winter X Games Europe athletes, log on to www.winterxgameseurope.com
*PLEASE NOTE: The invited athlete list is constantly being updated and is subject to change.
Winter X Games Europe live on ESPN360.com
|Wednesday, March 10||12:00 p.m.||Ski SuperPipe Men’s Final|
|Thuursday, March 11||7:30 a.m.||Snowboard Slopestyle Men’s Final|
|10:30 a.m.||Snowboard SuperPipe Women’s Final|
|Friday, March 12||3:30 a.m.||Ski Slopestyle Women’s Final|
|5:30 a.m||Snowboard Slopestyle Women’s Final|
|7:30 a.m.||Ski Slopestyle Men’s Final|
|10:00 a.m.||Ski SuperPipe Women’s Final|
|12:00 p.m.||Snowboard SuperPipe Men’s Final|
Together with CANAL + Networks (CANAL +, CANAL + SPORT, Sport +) and ESPN International, Winter X Games Europe will be broadcast live in France and distributed to 166 countries and territories, including Latin America, Middle East, Pacific Rim, sub-Saharan Africa, Brazil, Israel, Caribbean, North America and Europe.
Canal + and ESPN will collaborate to produce 10 hours of original Winter X Games Europe programming.
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