The Burton Global Open Series announced today that live event webcasts will be available on  Webcasts will feature the halfpipe and slopestyle semifinals and finals at the Burton European Open Snowboarding Championships taking place on January 11-18, 2008 at Laax, Switzerland. will be providing cool interactive technologies, such as producing the entire webcast in Adobe Flash, with live scoring, live standings, rider bios, and a live chat, where viewers can submit comments to the web announcers, as well as communicate with other webcast viewers from around the world.  Live morning shows will kick off the finals for both halfpipe and slopestyle competitions by recapping the semifinals action and interviewing riders.
“We are really happy to have the opportunity to bring the Burton European Open to a global audience in real time via the webcasts,” said Liam Griffin, Events Director for Burton Snowboards. “I think anyone who enjoys watching snowboarding is going to have a lot of fun with the technology that Go211 will be incorporating into the streams.”

Sean Aruda, CEO of Go211 had this to say, “As the BEO is one of the pre-eminent snowboarding events in Europe, Go211 is very excited to host the webcasts.  In addition to the webcast, will be hosting a BEO micro site with additional video, rider blogs, images, and more. will be the place to go for in-depth information on the Burton European Open.”
Bryan Johnston, Senior VP of Global Marketing for Burton, adds, “Burton is thrilled to have as an official webcast partner for the Burton Global Open Series, beginning with this month’s Burton European Open in Laax.”
Be sure to check out free BEO webcasts on
Tuesday, January 15:                Slopestyle Semifinals                13:15-15:00 CET/7:15-9:00 a.m.ET         
Wednesday, January 16:           Halfpipe Semifinals         10:00-14:15 CET/4:00-8:15 a.m.ET         
Thursday, January 17:               Live Morning Show                    09:45-11:45 CET/3:45-5:45 a.m.ET
Thursday, January 17:               Slopestyle Finals                      11:45-14:40 CET/5:45-8:40 a.m.ET
Friday, January 18:                   Live Morning Show                    09:45-11:45 CET/3:45-5:45 a.m.ET
Friday, January 18:                   Halfpipe Finals                          11:45-14:45 CET/5:45-8:45 a.m.ET
For anyone that misses the live webcasts, both highlights of the winning runs and the full webcasts will be available for on-demand viewing daily on
Click for more information on the Burton European Open.


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