Ed qualified to compete at the U.S. National Swim Meet. He’s up against old rivals and new ones. This is the moment of truth. Ed hopes he has trained enough to prove he is worthy of getting to the Olympic stage.
Ed seeks out an edge to his training technique. His search takes him to the Bahamas where he seeks breath-holding skills from a World Record Free Diver. Ed and Azad hope their journey is not a waste of time.
During Winter 101, we educate the average viewer on the ins and outs of the different sports competing at Sochi. These educational pieces include everything from explaining scoring to breaking down the more technical aspects of equipment and technique. On this episode, we break down how to score points and win gold in Ski Jumping at the Sochi Winter Games.
During Train Like A Champion our reporter Nick Gismondi spends a day with Olympic hopefuls. He gives viewers a firsthand experience of the skill, discipline, and dedication these elite athletes must achieve in order to pursue their Olympic dream. In this episode, Paralympians Rico Roman and Josh Sweeney give Nick a crash course in the sport of Sled Hockey.
Stay warm and stylish on the slopes with the help of Dick’s Sporting Goods 2013 Winter Gear Guide! On this episode, we get expert tips on insulated jackets and gloves that are proper for both skiing and wearing around town.
Even in the midst of their intensive training, Olympic hopefuls still take time to tweet, post and update their social media. During Sochi Social we bring our viewers the highlights, and lowlights, of their social media exploits. In this episode, keep up with all of the athlete’s tweets and posts as Alpine Skier Ted Ligety gives new teammate Kieffer Christianson the “rookie haircut” treatment.
During Train Like A Champion our reporter Nick Gismondi spends a day with Olympic hopefuls. He gives viewers a firsthand experience of the skill, discipline, and dedication these elite athletes must achieve in order to pursue their Olympic dream. In this episode, Nick gets a taste of Alpine Ski training in the Wind Tunnel with the help of Steve Nyman.
During Winter 101, we educate the average viewer on the ins and outs of the different sports competing at Sochi. These educational pieces include everything from explaining scoring to breaking down the more technical aspects of equipment and technique. On this episode, we break down the inaugural team figure skating event that will be included in the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.
Los Angeles (August 1, 2013) – Universal Sports Network announced its new original sports program, Podium 360, will premiere Thursday, August 8, at 7:30 PM ET. Podium 360 is a monthly, half-hour highlight show that will feature an action-packed and comprehensive review of the most exciting stories, races and victories of the world’s best Olympic […]
Los Angeles, CA (June 6, 2013) – USA Rugby Rising, a new, six episode original docu-series by Universal Sports, debuts this Saturday, June 8, with back-to-back airings of the first two episodes at 7:30 and 8:00 PM ET. Immediately following the series premiere, Team USA takes on Ireland in a high-stakes international test match at […]
American Lance Armstrong races to win the bronze medal in the men’s individual time trial of the Sydney Olympic Games, September 30, 2000. Russian Viacheslav Ekimov took the gold medal and German Jan Ullrich took the bronze. (PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images) By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN, Nov 1 (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will investigate […]
Lance Armstrong, right, of the United States and riding for US Postal-Berry Floor shakes hands with runner up Jan Ullrich of Germany and riding for Team Bianchi during stage 20 of the Tour de France from Ville d’Avary to the Champs-Elysees on July 27, 2003 in Paris, France. Armstrong went on to win his fifth […]
American swimming legend Mark Spitz poses with the new Sports Illustrated Magazine featuring Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps on the cover at the Hyatt Resorts “Vacation Training Camp” competition August 20, 2008 at Grand Central Station in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Catalyst Public Relations) By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES, June […]
Ricky Berens waves to the crowd before the men’s 100m freestyle final during the 2012 Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix at Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center on May 13, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) By Phil Minshull, Special to Universal Sports Ricky Berens’ famous butt-baring episode at the 2009 World Championships will […]
Universal Sports Network Announces Expanded Coverage of 2014 Boston Marathon Los Angeles (October 21, 2013) - Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic and endurance sports programming, will provide LIVE television and online coverage of the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 21, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ET. LIVE race day coverage from Copley […]
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