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OCTOBER 2013


WORLD SNOWBOARD TOUR

With the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi 2014 right around the corner, the competition between the world’s top snowboarders has never been hotter.  The best riders will be out in force at the top events prior to the Games, with a view to obtaining those all important qualification points and being crowned World Snowboard Tour champion. Featuring more than 300 events globally and with over 3,000 riders competing for glory and a prize fund of $2.5 million, this is the most sought after title in snowboarding.

The biggest names in both male and female snowboarding such as Shaun White, Ayumu Hirano, Sebastien Toutant, Peetu Piiroinen, Torstein Horgmo, Jamie Anderson and Kelly Clark have all won titles and fame on the prestigious tour, constantly progressing the sport with 80 feet airs, technical rail setups and triple corks.
 
This year’s package includes the Burton High Fives and Burton Rail Days, providing an exciting mix of kickers and rail features in street style competitions as well as adventure-filled off snow team challenges that push the versatility of the riders.

This series is not to be missed as athletes perform in front of crowds of up to 35,000! LIVE HD coverage, highlights and lifestyle programmes are available from the 2013/14 season.






MUDABALA WORLD TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP


The Mubadala World Tennis Championship presents the most competitive line-up of global tennis stars ever to compete in Abu Dhabi. Set in the heart of The Capital, the Abu Dhabi International Tennis Complex at Zayed Sports City is an iconic venue which offers spectators the opportunity to watch the world’s biggest six players compete on this grand stage each year. Current World Number 1 and US Open champion Rafael Nadal, World Number 2 Novak Djokovic and Wimbledon champion Andy Murray are already confirmed, ensuring unmissable tennis at this world class event.





GUCCI MASTERS

The world's most prestigious indoor equestrian competition showcasing all of the top international riders in the highest classes of jumping. The 5th edition of the Gucci Masters will take place once again at the Parc de Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte during the Paris Horse Show. The exclusive equestrian event takes place over three days as riders compete for a share of the €634,000 purse on offer. 1 x 52min highlights available.





NY MARATHON

The most loved marathon in the world, attracting elite athletes and recreational runners alike for the challenge and thrill of a lifetime. With over 48,000 spectators, it is always a very special event. In light of last year's cancellation in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the 2013 ING New York City Marathon will be a celebration of community and solidarity for runners, spectators and fans everywhere. LIVE and 1 x 52min highlights available.



ATP WORLD TOUR FINALS
IMG will be delivering LIVE coverage from the world's biggest indoor tennis tournament featuring the world's top eight ranked players. Djokovic will return to defend his title, with fierce competition from World Number One Rafael Nadal who will be looking to end a remarkable year by winning this season ending showcase for the first time. But, with the likes of Wimbledon champion Andy Murray stood in his way, fans are guaranteed to see show stopping tennis as the world's tennis elite battle for the coveted title.

The DUCTUMENTARY

The Ductumentary recalls the humble beginnings and career highlights of one of the most iconic surfers in history, Joel Tuder, exploring his decision to leave competitive surfing behind to enjoy the unique style and creativity of longboarding. The film sets out to discover what inspired him to create the Duct Tape contests and offers insight into what has become a movement as much as a contest. This 1 x 43min film provides a quintessential view into one of surfing’s most progressive facets, setting the stage for a new generation of the world’s most stylish surfers.

SWINGING SKIRTS
2013

Swinging Skirts World Ladies Masters has become an official leg of both the Taiwan Ladies Professional Golf Association and the Korea Ladies Professional Golf Tour. In 2012, Swinging Skirts featured top international female players, such as last year's winner Na-Yeon Choi, Inbee Park, So-Yeon-Ryu, Paula Creamer and Yani Tseng. Swinging Skirts created one of the best international invitational ladies golf events during 2012.








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