Freecaster has secured rights to show ESPN’s Winter X Games 12, which take place in Aspen, Colorado from January 24 to 27. Freecaster will also show X Games 14 and all other X Games held outside of the US this year (including Dubai, Mexico and Asia). The deal follows coverage on the Freecaster portal of X Games 13.
The Winter X Games will comprise of more than 200 international athletes participating in Ski, Snowboard and Snowmobile competitions on the various disciplines – SuperPipe, Snowcross, Freestyle or Big Air – as well as special features and concerts from top US acts to entertain competitors and public alike. All will be available to watch on www.freecaster.tv/xgames
“I’m thrilled that we have extended our deal with ESPN for the entire 2008 X Games season. It is an exciting property, which allows us to reach action sports fans, particularly of a young age. This programming will be available in Europe, Middle East and Africa only, and is another example of how Freecaster is establishing its leadership as one of the world’s premier action sports video platforms on the Internet” says Raymond Dulieu, founder of Freecaster.
Coverage starts on 25 January 2008.