NBC Jeep World of Adventure Sports Features Red Bull Ride to the Hills
December 2 episode features motocross, freeclimbing, snowboarding and freeskiing
PORTLAND, Maine, November 27, 2006--- NBC Jeep World of Adventure Sports (JWOAS), an action and adventure sports series, will air its next episode on Saturday, December 2 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. Hosted by Pat Parnell of NBC Sports, the program features an array of outstanding action and adventure sports events. For more information, please visit www.WorldofAdventureSports.com.
The next episode will feature:
Red Bull Ride to the Hills, a freeride motocross challenge between man, machines and natural terrain. This invitation-only competition takes freestyle back to its roots. Riders throw down the best lines possible on an ungroomed track of natural hills and foundations and then judge amongst themselves for the title.
Chris Sharma’s attempt at the world’s hardest deep water solo. The infamous rock climber Sharma attempts a ropeless climb on a free-standing arch of rock near the Mediterranean island of Mallorca. The unclimbed arch rises more than 40 feet above the water and forces Sharma to make a seven foot all-out jump to reach the next hold.
Teton Gravity Research (TGR) hits the Whistler, B.C. jib park with some of the top snowboarders in the world including JJ Thomas and Colin Langlois. The riders explore the thrills of Whistler by heading off-road and having a go at bungee jumping.
Nomads & Respect, a ski trip across an entire region of Norway that has never been skied. Norway’s most famous freeskiier, Stian Hagan, leads a group through the mysterious state of "Møre og Romsdal" to explore the many first descents.
JWOAS 2006 broadcast schedule on NBC:
December 2, 3:00 to 4:00 pm (ET)
December 9, 2:30 to 4:00 pm (ET)
JWOAS 2006 broadcast schedule on Universal HD:
December 8, 10:00 pm (ET)
December 15, 10:00 pm (ET)
December 22, 10:00 pm (ET)
All times are Eastern and show times are subject to change. Please check local listings.