- Multiplatform coverage includes all international races and the
championship final in Quebec City -
TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2011 /CNW/ - Rogers Sportsnet today announced a three-year multiplatform agreement for the Red Bull
Crashed Ice World Championship, featuring all the thrills of extreme
ice cross downhill racing from around the world. The deal, which
begins this season and runs through 2014, includes exclusive Canadian
television, mobile and online rights for the three international stops
and championship final in Quebec City.
"The Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship is one of the fastest
growing sports events in the world," Navaid Mansuri, Vice President of
Finance & Sports Programming, Rogers Media. "This sport is gaining
momentum rapidly and has a very loyal following. Fans will enjoy the
spectacular action and collisions as skaters face the challenging jumps
and hairpin turns."
The Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship features some of the most
ferocious and fearless ice cross downhill skaters hurtling down steep
ice canals at speeds of up to 60km/h. The courses are filled with
bumps, jumps, rollers and obstacles as skaters go shoulder-to-shoulder
while jostling for position to the finish line.
Sportsnet's broadcast team will be announced in the coming months.
For all the scores, highlights, breaking news and inside stories, tune
in to Sportsnet Connected and visit www.sportsnet.ca.
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For further information:
Adam Auckbaraullee, Communications Officer
Dave Rashford, Director of Communications and On-Air Promotions