2005 Snowboard World Championships to Be Televised by Channel 4 and Extreme Sports Channel
Held every two years, the world’s best snowboarders will converge this weekend on Whistler, mecca of Snowboarding, for the first time ever in North America. Competitors from over 40 countries around the world will be on hand to compete for top honours in the McDonalds Halfpipe, Big Air, Nissan Snowboard-Cross, TELUS Parallel Slalom and Parallel Giant Slalom events.
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Extreme Sports Channel is the world's first television channel totally dedicated to the world's fastest growing participatory sports and the music, fashion and way of life that accompanies them. The channel showcases non-stop action from surfing to skateboarding, snowboarding to BMX, and moto-x to base jumping. Extreme is adventurous, rebellious and spectacular, embodying the attitude and the lifestyle of extreme sports participants themselves. Extreme was launched on 1st May 1999 and is now available in 53 countries across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. It transmits in 10 languages and broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to over 18.5 million households. Extreme Sports Channel Europe is a joint venture between chellomedia Pay TV (http://www.chellomedia.com/) and Extreme Group (http://www.extrememediagroup.com/).