NBC Dew Tour Info

NBC SPORTS GROUP’S COVERAGE OF 2015 DEW TOUR KICKS OFF SATURDAY AT 2:30 P.M. ET ON NBC

NBC Sports Group to Present More Than 10 Hours of Dew Tour Chicago Coverage Across NBC, NBC UNIVERSO and NBC Sports Live Extra

Live Coverage From Grant Park Skate Plaza in Chicago, Ill.

Stamford, Conn. – June 17, 2015 – NBC Sports Group will kick off its coverage of the 2015 Dew Tour season Saturday at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC, from Chicago, Ill. Featuring many of the world’s best skateboard and BMX athletes, NBC Sports Group will present four hours of coverage on NBC, and more than 10 hours across NBC Sports Live Extra and DewTour.com. In addition, NBC UNIVERSO, the modern sports and entertainment cable channel for Latinos, will provide Spanish-language coverage Saturday at 2:30 p.m. ET.

The Dew Tour returns to Chicago after a five-year hiatus, and will feature the successful streetstyle competition created by the Dew Tour three years ago. The event will take place at Grant Park Skate Plaza, and will include skate and BMX street and streetstyle competitions.

Curren Caples and Chicago native Chaz Ortiz lead an impressive roster of skaters confirmed for the weekend, while past Dew Tour BMX champions Dennis Enarson and Garrett Reynolds join Chicago local Brian Kachinsky in a strong field of BMX riders.

TELEVISION AND LIVE STREAM                              

Dew Tour Chicago will be presented on NBC, NBC UNIVERSO, NBC Sports Live Extra and DewTour.com/live. DewTour.com, the Dew Tour’s dedicated 24/7 digital platform, will stream live competitions and bring consumers exclusive Dew Tour action, interviews and behind-the-scenes access on desktops, mobile device and tablets.
DATE       TIME       COVERAGE     PLATFORM
Saturday, June 20     2:30   p.m.     SKB Streetstyle Final     NBC / NBC UNIVERSO
Saturday, June 20     5   p.m.     BMX Street Best Session Final     Live Extra / DewTour.com
Sunday, June 21     1   p.m.     BMX Streetstyle Final     Live Extra / DewTour.com
Sunday, June 21     5   p.m.     SKB Street Best Session Final     Live Extra / DewTour.com
Saturday, June 27     3   p.m.     SKB Street Best Session Final     NBC
Saturday, August 1     3   p.m.     Best of Dew Tour Chicago     NBC

*All times listed are ET

2015 DEW TOUR EVENT SCHEDULE
DATE     EVENT       LOCATION
June   20-21     Dew Tour Chicago     Grant   Park Skate Plaza
Aug.   14-16     Dew   Tour Los Angeles     ACE   Hotel
Dec.   10-13     Dew   Tour Breckenridge     Breckenridge  Ski Resort

For additional Dew Tour event information, visit www.DewTour.com and the Dew Tour Facebook page.

ABOUT DEW TOUR

The Dew Tour consists of three marquee events, featuring disciplines across BMX, skateboard, freeski and snowboard (superpipe and slopestyle), with additional competitions integrated throughout the year. Dew Tour events are premium action sports and lifestyle festivals combining the best in competitions along with the Dew Tour Experience, live music performances and lifestyle showcases. The Dew Tour is broadcast on NBC, and streamed live on DewTour.com and NBC Sports Live Extra. The Dew Tour is also distributed domestically on Universal HD and Comcast SportsNet, and internationally on TVA, Fox Sports Australia, Extreme Sports Channel, ProSieben, DR and Sky TV. Dew Tour partners include Mountain Dew (tour title sponsor), Paul Mitchell, Bud Light, SQUATCH Snack Sticks, Sony Mobile Communications, Verizon Wireless, Airwalk, MIKE AND IKE® Candy and U.S. Army. More information can be found at www.DewTour.com.

–NBC SPORTS GROUP–