Record Coverage Planned for 2015 Worlds

Posted By: The Ski Channel on May 12, 2014 3:25 pm

American ski racing fans will have unprecedented coverage of the International Ski Federation’s 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail/Beaver Creek as the result of a media partnership announced by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, NBC Sports Group and Universal Sports. NBC, NBCSN and Universal Sports will combine for a record 25+ hours of coverage, including live coverage of every event for the first time in history. NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product, Universal Sports and the USSA Network on YouTube will combine to provide comprehensive live streaming coverage. The Feb. 2-15, 2015, World Championships will feature the best alpine ski racers in the world, including U.S. Ski Team Olympic stars like Ted Ligety, Bode Miller, Andrew Weibrecht, Mikaela Shiffrin, Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso.


Photo © Jesse Starr/ Vail Resorts / Ted Ligety defending world champion.


Tiger Shaw, President and CEO, USSA quotes, “The 2015 World Championships in Vail/Beaver Creek will be the most significant alpine skiing event in America since the 2002 Olympics. As the host nation, we’ve taken very innovative steps to invest in the best broadcast coverage ever for our sport in America together with our partners NBC, NBCSN and Universal Sports”.
Jon Miller, President, Programming, NBC Sports and NBCSN also quotes that, “We’re thrilled to be part of the unprecedented coverage that will bring more hours of the 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships to skiing fans on more platforms than ever before”.
Photo © Jesse Starr/Vail Resorts