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    • IPC to live stream Nordic Skiing Worlds Feb 25-March 5,2013

      February 22, 2013

      The IPC announced on Friday (22 February) it will live stream all of the events from the 2013 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships, which will run from 25 February – 5 March in Solleftea, Sweden.

      The events will be shown on the IPC’s YouTube channel at www.YouTube.com/ParalympicSportTV, with the footage being provided by Finnish broadcast company Videpe.

      Craig Spence, the IPC’s Director of Communications and Media, said: “With nearly one year to go until the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, live streaming the IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships provides us a great platform to increase awareness for the sport worldwide and raise the profile of some of the sport’s leading athletes by putting faces to names for viewers.”

      Nearly 150 athletes from 15 countries are expected to take part in the Championships, which will be the fifth event of its kind. The last Championships took place in 2011 in Khanty Mansiysk, Russia.

      Top names headed to the event include Canada’s Brian McKeever, Russia’s Irek Zaripov and Ukraine’s Oleksandra Kononova...

      Article link: http://www.paralympic.org/news/ipc-live-stream-nordic-skiing-worlds

      For more information on the 2013 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships, please visit the event website at www.ipcnordicskiingworlds.org