ITU, Xterra and Ironman races to be televised
In an exclusive deal the highlights of the ITU, Xterra and Ironman World Series
are to be televised on the Bike Channel
The Bike Channel, the first television channel dedicated to the world of cycling, has agreed exclusive UK deals to broadcast highlights and magazine shows from the world’s leading triathlon events; the ITU World Triathlon Series, Xterra World Tour, and Ironman World Series.
Ironman World Series highlights will be carried exclusively in the UK by the channel, with a range of competitions available including Short Course Tri, Ironkids and Ironman.
Likewise, Xterra World Tour highlights will air exclusively on BIKE Channel, with athletes from around the world competing in off-road triathlons and trail runs in some of the the world's most spectacular and challenging natural environments.
Filippo Ubaldini, Founder & CEO of Bike Channel
said: “Bike Channel is the perfect destination for endurance sports involving cycling, and we are thrilled to be expanding our coverage to include the ITU World Triathlon Series, Xterra and Ironman World Series.
We know that our audience loves to see what has happened in an event, and these acquisitions will hopefully open our channel up to even more people.”
BIKE Channel is available on Sky channel 464, Virgin Media channel 552 and Freesat channel 251.