Sirius Satellite Radio's Faction Channel To Broadcast Live From Winter X Games January 28-31
NEW YORK January 26, 2006 Faction, SIRIUS Satellite Radio's unique action sports / music lifestyle channel, will provide four full days of coverage of the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado.
The latest stats and scores, breaking news, exclusive interviews with the athletes, and the inside scoop on what happens after the boots come off can be heard beginning this Saturday, January 28 on Faction channel 28.
Thanks to superstars such as Faction weekly host and Olympic skier Bode Miller, and snowboarder Shaun White, winter sports are in the spotlight this year, particularly because this year's Winter X Games are taking place right before the 2006 Winter Olympics in Italy.
Former Olympian in ski racing and Faction reporter Carrie Sheinberg will provide an insider's perspective on the competition, and Faction X Games analyst Michael Tully will be mountainside with up-to-the-minute reports. After dark, Faction host Bryan Cullen will recap the day's events, and report on the Winter X Games' nightlife around Aspen.
Sheinberg predicts that this year's Winter X Games will be more closely watched than ever before: "This year, all eyes are on Aspen because the snowboarders who are headed to the Winter Olympics right after the X Games will bring that much more excitement to the scene. Some have suggested that those snowboarders should play it safe and skip the X Games to avoid any pre-Olympics injuries, but there's not an athlete who would consider doing so the games are that big."
SIRIUS' Faction channel is the radio home of noted action sports athletes Tony Hawk, Bam Margera, Kelly Slater and Jason Ellis, along with Olympians Bode Miller, Jonny Moseley and Kerri Walsh, and seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong, all of whom host weekly shows.
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