PROVIDENCE, R.I. (September 21, 2012) - Organizers of the 4th Annual Providence Cyclo-cross Festival have teamed with CyclingDirt.org, a division of Flocasts, to live stream the Providence International from Roger Willliams Park on Saturday, October 6. Viewers will get a first hand look at one of the country’s greatest cyclo-cross courses in all it’s glory as well as a birds eye view of Americas best ‘cross racing.
CyclingDirt will broadcast the event live and provide start-to-finish coverage including race interviews, highlights, re-caps and race reports. CyclingDirt’s Colt McElwaine will be joined in the broadcast booth by veteran race announcer Larry Longo.
"We couldn't be more excited," said cyclingdirt editor, Colt McElwaine. "We've long believed that Live video coverage is the key to building excitement around the season and bringing new fans into the sport."
"They [CyclingDirt] have fostered worldwide prestige for American cyclo-cross,” said race promoter Richard Fries,“For us to have CyclingDirt showcasing us as one of America's most prestigious 'cross races is a testament to our hard work and commitment.”
"To this point, Providence has received a quiet buzz of affection by the elite racers for our venue, our course, and our hip host city. Thanks to Colt McElwaine and CyclingDirt, we won't just tell the world, we'll get to show the world that Providence is indeed Divine." said Fries.
CyclingDirt is a member of the Flocasts family and has grown from a small grassroots project to the worlds leading provider for video coverage of cyclo-cross and mountain bike racing, news, interviews, tech, and features.
The fourth annual Providence Cyclo-cross Festival will be held Oct. 6 and 7, 2012. Held in Roger Williams Park on a course used for the 2005 and 2006 U.S. National Cyclo-cross Championships, the Providence Cyclo-cross Festival returns as a UCI sanctioned Category 1 event . Organized by Providence Cross Fest LLC, the event is also part of the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross series. For more information, visit www.providencecrossfest.com
Updated on April 19, 2013, 3:12pm