ESPN360 To Serve Up Winter X Games Europe From March 10-123/05/2010 8:29 PM Eastern
Broadband network ESPN360 will cover next week's Winter X Games Europe from Tignes, France.
The competition will feature 150 athletes competing in snowboard, superpipe and skiing slopestyle events from March 10-12.
In addition to ESPN360.com, Winter X Games Europe will be live in eight European countries airing on several networks in Belgium, France, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Switzerland and United Kingdom.
All told, Canal + Networks and ESPN International will produce 10 hours of original Winter X Games Europe fare and distribute it to 166 countries and territories, including Latin America, Middle East, Pacific Rim, sub-Saharan Africa, Brazil, Israel, Caribbean, North America and Europe.
Among the athletes expected to compete in Winter X Games Europe: Olympians Gretchen Bleiler, Torah Bright and Louie Vito; French athletes and previous Winter X Games medalists Xavier Bertoni and Kevin Rolland; and Canadian and British skiing and snowboarding champions, Sarah Burke and Jenny Jones.
Winter X Games Europe live on ESPN360.com
Date Time (ET) Event
Wednesday, March 10
12 p.m. Ski SuperPipe Men's Final;
Thursday 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 a.m. Ski SuperPipe Women's Final
12 p.m. Snowboard SuperPipe Men's Final