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Resort TV to broadcast championship highlights

For the first time in Whistler event history, Whistler Resort TV will be showing the FIS Snowboard World Championships highlights while the event is still happening.



Viewers will be able to watch Whistler Resort TV, on channel 2, for daily championship highlights in 10-12 minute segments repeated once every hour. The segments will give viewers an inside look at the event and athlete interviews competing in the rail jam, snowboardcross, big air, parallel slalom and giant slalom.

"It is exciting to be able to give Whistler viewers, for the first time ever, a chance to experience all of the action from the comfort of their hotel suites and living rooms," said Jacki Bissillion Resort TV’s general manager.

Resort TV will also carry daily event listing and updates so viewers will know where to watch the action live throughout the resort.

Whistlerite commentating for CBC

A former Olympian and Whistler snowboard coach, Tara Teigen, will be commentating for CBC’s broadcasts of the FIS Snowboard World Championships.

Teigen represented Canada at the Nagano Olympics in the halfpipe event and moved to Whistler after the Games.

Since 1998 Teigen has been coaching snowboard camps and commentating for a variety of television shows during winter.

CBC will broadcast two shows featuring the world championships, on Saturday 22nd and Saturday 29 th . Teigen will be conducting interviews and commenting on the action.

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