HORIZONSPORTS.TV, the only Nature Sports & Wellness video platform has acquired the rights for the third year in a row to the most important Ultra Trail event in the world – the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) which is headquartered in Chamonix at the foot of the French Alps. HorizonSports will broadcast four UTMB magazines 24 minutes each as well as daily interviews with athletes. These programmes will be made available in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.In addition, HorizonSports will be on location in Chamonix with a team in order to provide exclusive backstage coverage of all the magnificent races.The over 600.000 HorizonSports viewers will be thrilled to see some of the most exciting Ultra Trail running and mountain scenery in the world.
Laurence Fox Hopper, HorizonSports.TV CEO said: “we are really focused on Ultra Trail races so it is awesome to, again, have the most important Ultra Trail event in the world available for easy viewing on our platforms”
Catherine Poletti, Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc President added, “We are very pleased to highlight that the media coverage of UTMB is growing all over the world. Once again, HorizonSports viewers, will be able to enjoy the action and drama of UTMB Mont Blanc in the weeks ahead.”
HorizonSports is the only nature sports & wellness Video On Demand (VOD) platform that caters to people who hike, run, cycle, love mountains, want to be healthy and more active in nature with over 600,000 unique viewers per month through a combination of SVOD platform, Android / Apple App, OTT platfoms, and through smart TVs. HorizonSports aggregates and produces the best inspiring video content from the top outdoor, sports events, lifestyle and adventure TV producers with a balance of sports and Wellness premium programming available for unlimited on demand, Live sports and streaming TV viewing. HorizonSports is also available on Watch It, Samsung TV Plus, Vewd, Pluto TV, ROKU, Amazon Fire TV and Distro TV. #naturesportswellness #horizonsportsTV, #justwalkgo
About UTMB ®
The UTMB® is a trail-running event full of superlatives! An essential event for trail-runners from all over the world. Each year, Elite runners from the trail running community find themselves in the Mont Blanc region as well as almost 10,000 enthusiastic runners (all events combined) in order to participate in one of the event’s 7 races. The 2019 edition (the 17th) will take place from August 26th to September 1st and will gather 10 000 runners and 20 000 accompanying from 100 nations. The event takes place in 3 countries and 18 communes, across 7 valleys, 71 glaciers and 400 summits. The most famous races are UTMB® (171 km, 10 300 m D+), TDS® (145 km, 9 100 m D+), CCC® (101 km, 6 100 m D+).