The coming weekend will see the second stop of the Dew Tour, the Nike 6.0 BMX Open in Chicago/USA. The crème de la crème of bmx riders will show up in the “windy city” and battle in the three disciplines dirt, park and vert for points for the overall rating and to get at least some part of the staggering overall price money of $ 3.5 million!
The Dew Tour is the King within in the bmx contests and we will undoubtedly see a few “firsts”. Riders such as Drew Bezanson, Brett Banasiewicz or Garret Reynolds will show tricks that are not even possible on a playstation…
For everyone who feels that Chicago might be a bit far for a weekend trip there is Eurosport 2 which will broadcast the park and vert finals as well as the Nike 6.0 BMX Open live – the only way to get a little Chicago & Dew Tour feeling..even if it’s just digital…
Here an overview of the broadcasting schedule:
Saturday, 24. July 2010:
22:00-00:00 BMX Park Finals LIVE
Sunday, 25. Juli 2010
01:00-03:00 BMX Vert Finals LIVE
21:00-23:00: Saturday Highlights
Monday, 26. July 2010
13:45-15:45: Saturday’s recordings
Tuesday, 27. July 2010
14:00-15:45: Sunday’s recording
For various ways to get Eurosport 2 via cabel, satellite or IP-TV check http://de.eurosport.yahoo.com/14072009/73/eurosport-2.html.
Nothing that works for you? You can also just watch the entire Eurosport 2 program online on www.eurosportplayer.de. Log in, click, watch!
Don’t forget: Eurosport 2 also broadcasts all other Dew Tour Stops live. Next date is the Wendy’s Invitational from August 12th to 15th! Live reports and highlights from Portland at the following times:
Saturday, 14. August 2010:
Sunday, 15. August 2010
Then there’s the Toyota Challenge in Salt Lake City from 16.-19.09. before the finals in Las Vegas from 14.-17.10.
The Dew Tour is an action sports series which was founded in 2005 in the US and was the first contest series lasting the entire year. With 5 events each year, an additional Winter Dew Tour and coverage through media partner such as NBC, Eurosport and MTV, this is the biggest and most attractive action sports event series in the world. At the Dew Tour the world’s best riders start in the categories of skateboarding, BMX and FMX to battle for a staggering $ 3.500.000 prize money.
Eurosport 2 has been broadcasting the DEW Tour since 2006. Since then the series has become one of its flagship events. Therefore Eurosport and Alli (the Alliance of Action Sports, the organizer of the Dew Tour) extended their contract in 2009 for another 5 years. Till 2013 Eurosport 2 will be broadcasting the summer as well as the winter Dew Tour in Europe live and exclusively.