Sportskool Expands its Suite of Channel Offerings on Roku with Two New Channels
Annapolis, MD – June 14, 2011 – Sportskool, the first television network dedicated to delivering in-depth, expert instruction and coaching for a wide range of sports brings more world class one-on-one training to Roku, the leading internet TV platform. In addition to Sportskool Yoga and Sportskool Fitness, Roku customers can now subscribe to Sportskool Golf and Sportskool Extreme Sports.
Sportskool Golf includes content for players of every skill level. PGA pros like Hale Irwin, Dave Stockton, John Abendroth and Darrel Kestner share tips and strategies to improve every part of the golf enthusiast’s game including grip, stance, putting, swing fundamentals, equipment selection and much more.
Sportskool Extreme Sports features an extensive list of Olympic medal winners and pro-circuit stars. BMX, skateboarding, surfing, and snowboarding stunts, tricks and combo moves are broken down in easy-to-follow steps. BMX coaches include Chris Doyle, Anthony Napolitan and Daniel Dhers. Andy Macdonald and Mike Vallely head up the skateboarding team and snowboarding legends Shaun White, Steve Fisher and JJ Thomas share their medal-winning techniques. Read More...
Annapolis, MD and New York, NY (June 6, 2011) - Sportskool, the free on-demand network dedicated to expert sports instruction and entertainment for the whole family and Verizon FiOS TV joined forces in the fall of 2010 to celebrate and support youth sports and school athletic programs.
A series of 13 original programs targeting America’s 44 million youth sports families, called “Coaches and Parents: It’s More Than a Game” provided tips and strategies to help young athletes get the most out of sports at any age and every skill level. And Verizon FiOS TV customers were eligible for unlimited entries to win $2,000 for their favorite local youth sports organization or school athletic program.
“We at Sportskool are thrilled to announce the sweepstakes winners and congratulate them for everything they do to support youth sports in their community,” said Sportskool president Andrew Walworth.
“Sportskool presents our customers with valuable content and is a great resource for student athletes and their families. We congratulate the sweepstakes winners and wish them the best,” said Verizon director of FiOS TV product development Tricia Lynch. Read More...
Annapolis, MD June 1, 2011 - An exclusive thirty-minute interview with His Holiness the Dalai Lama will air on public television and the Voice of America over the weekend of June 3-5, 2011 as part of the weekly television series, Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman.
During the interview the Dalai Lama candidly discussed his views on the future of his people, the struggle for freedom by people in the Middle East, how he plans to remain as spiritual leader while giving up his role as the political leader of his people and his desire for Tibet to be an autonomous region within China. Read More...