A new deal with NBC Universal that
was announced in 2014 took the
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association
into a barter partnership with NBCU,
allowing the USSA to invest more
in programming, allowing for more
coverage, greater distribution and
a more fiscally responsible financial
model for the USSA, its athletes and
its partners. The deal and schedule
were immediately worked on
following the success of the teams at
the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in
The new TV deal features 18 hours
of coverage on NBC and over 30
hours on NBC Sports Network.
Highlights include coverage of the
FIS Alpine World Cup, the Sprint U.S.
Grand Prix , World Cup snowboardcross and ski cross, and the 2015
FIS Alpine World Championships.
The majority of events will be live or
same day coverage.
NBC, NBCSN and Universal Sports
will combine to provide over 25
hours of coverage, including 16
hours live, of the 2015 FIS Alpine
World Ski Championships in Vail/
Beaver Creek. This is the first time
in history that every event will be
broadcast live. The Feb. 2-15, 2015,
World Championships will feature
the best alpine ski racers in the
world, including U.S. Ski Team Olym-
pic stars like Ted Ligety, Bode Miller,
Andrew Weibrecht, Mikaela Shiffrin,
Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso.
The amount of content on national
television this season is record
breaking. Fans of every sport will be
able to follow USSA’s athletes like
LIVE BROADCAST AND STREAMING FOR 2015 WORLDS
American ski racing fans will have unprecedented coverage of the World
Championships in Vail/Beaver Creek as the result of a media partnership
pioneered by the USSA. NBC Sports Group and Universal Sports. NBC,
NBCSN and Universal Sports will combine for a record 25+ hours of coverage, including live coverage of every event for the first time in history.
Live streaming will be available on NBC Sports Live Extra.