NBC Sports Group to Air Over 32 Hours of DEW TOUR ION MOUNTAIN CHAMPIONSHIPS Coverage

NBC Sports Group will present more than 32 hours of coverage of the Dew Tour ION Mountain Championships this week from Breckenridge, Colo., including four hours of live television coverage on NBC and NBCSN, and 32 hours of digital coverage live streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra (http://stream.nbcsports.com/liveextra/about.html) and DewTour.com (http://www.dewtour.com/).

Featuring the world's top freeski and snowboard athletes, the Dew Tour ION Mountain Championships will bring together the country's best male and female pro superpipe and slopestyle athletes, along with an array of international talent looking to Capture the Dew Cup. The event will serve as the first official USSA selection event of the 2013-2014 season, and the first ever USSA selection event for freeski and slopestyle disciplines. Athletes competing in the event include, Shaun White, Louie Vito, Danny Davis, Kelly Clark, Torin Yater-Wallace and Bobby Brown

Television coverage begins Saturday at Noon ET on NBC, and continues through the weekend on NBC and NBCSN. Veteran play-by-play announcer Todd Harris will lead NBC and NBCSN's coverage of the Dew Tour. Harris will be joined by Carolyn Manno (host), Todd Richards (analyst), Luke Van Valin (analyst) and Tina Dixon (reporter).

For the first time ever, all practice, qualifying, and finals of the Dew Tour ION Mountain Championships will be streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra (http://stream.nbcsports.com/liveextra/about.html) and DewTour.com (http://www.dewtour.com/). Online coverage will begin Thursday at 11 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Live Extra (http://stream.nbcsports.com/liveextra/about.html) and DewTour.com (http://www.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 hosted by Jack Mitrani and Mike Rogge.

NBC Sports Live Extra - NBC Sports Group's live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets - will stream Dew Tour 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.

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.




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