Full Video Coverage for 2017 World Championships
By USRowing Staff • September 23, 2017
Sarasota-Bradenton, Fla. – Racing at the 2017 World Rowing Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida will now be broadcasted live for the entire eight days of the regatta.
Originally planned for just semifinals and finals, video streaming will now include a limited production live stream for the first four days of the event (24 -27 September) thanks to a ground-breaking cooperation between USRowing, World Rowing, NBC and the Olympic Channel.
“In the spirit of promoting the sport in the United States and around the world, USRowing teamed up with World Rowing, NBC and the Olympic Channel to provide the live streaming in the early days of the event,” says World Rowing’s Executive Director Matt Smith. “In particular, our thanks go to Patrick McNerney, USRowing’s new CEO.”
Production for the first four days will utilize six cameras and show the start and finish of races followed by the full 18-camera production for the A/B semifinals and A-finals on Thursday 28 September to Sunday 1 October.
All live streaming and Video On Demand clips of each race will be available beginning Sunday on www.worldrowing.com and will start Monday on the Olympic Channel – Home of Team U.S.A. at www.olympicchannel.com.