Action Sports Top Names Spearhead Site with Exclusive Content
BOSTON, March 16 /CNW/ -- Go211.com (www.go211.com) has launched as the
premier action sports-specific social networking and online video site.
Go211.com will provide fans and riders from across the globe a forum to
communicate, interact and share ideas and stories while providing
unprecedented access to original athlete-generated content. Go211.com will be
fueled by regular featured contributors including some of the industry's top
names such as Danny Kass, Ross Powers, Jamie Bestwick, Jereme Rogers, Seth
Wescott and Kelly Clark.
Go211.com will be the epicenter for behind-the-scenes video, blogs,
photos and podcasts from the featured contributors along with other action
sports fans. Go211.com will offer a broad range of exclusive content submitted
directly from the athletes. For instance, fans will be able to view Olympic
gold medalist Seth Wescott's footage from his backcountry snowboarding
adventures. World Champion Tricia Byrnes will serve as a roving reporter at a
variety of events unveiling the true stories of life on Tour. The site will
also include music from independent artists from all over the world.
"Go211.com is awesome," said two-time Olympic silver medalist Danny Kass.
"It's a site where you can get fresh news about some of your favorite riders
and check out some clips of sick riding. There are some cool bands in there
also. Log on immediately, if not sooner!"
In addition to the exclusive content, Go211.com will also host many
contests and online competitions including the current Battle of the Bands for
the 2007 Mavericks Surf Contest. Other action sports athletes tabbed to be
regular contributors include Andy Finch, Luke and Jack Mitrani, Lane Knack and
Go211.com is also a sponsor of the Suzuki Champions Cross, a boardercross
event created by Wescott held at his home resort of Sugarloaf/USA on March
24th. Go211.com will be streaming live from the event with real-time footage,
behind-the-scenes coverage and exclusive interviews from some of the top
riders on the FIS World Cup Tour.
"Go211.com offers users a platform for access they won't get anywhere
else - the top pros, unique content and the chance to highlight their own
clips," said Sean M. Aruda, CEO of Go211.com. "Our hope is that this site
helps to uncover the next generation of action sports stars."
Chip Rives- (617) 348-2899 x204, TRP Sports (For any Go211.com inquiry)
Scott Horner- (703) 905-3379 (For any athlete specific inquiry)
For further information:
For further information: Chip Rives of TRP Sports, +1-617-348-2899 x204,
for Go211.com; or for any athlete specific inquiry, Scott Horner,
+1-703-905-3379 Web Site: http://www.go211.com/