The OCR World Championships will be getting more attention from international media this fall in the United Kingdom. It was announced today that Dream Team Television will be producing a special about the championship race to air on Uk's Channel 4, British Eurosport, Sky Sports, and then distributed to global partners. For years the OCR World Championships have looked to continue to showcase the hard work and dedication of the world's best athletes. This year millions will be able to see what obstacle course racing is all about.
Dream Team Television has since grown into one of the UK’s leading production companies specializing in Triathlon, adventure, and athletics programming. The company has a worldwide reputation for producing the highest quality programmes in this field. Dream Team has worked in the past with Nuclear Race the venue of the OCR World Championships this year and are already familiar with the sport and the terrain. More on the announcement below.
The first broadcast of the 2018 Championships will air on the 27th of October on the UK’s Channel 4, with further broadcasts planned on additional networks including British Eurosport, Sky Sports, and more.
Today, Adventurey, LLC, producers of the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships (OCRWC), announced a partnership with Dream Team Television to produce programming for the 2018 Obstacle Course Racing World Championships. The program will air on the UK’s Channel 4, British Eurosport, Sky Sports, and other international networks.
“Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) has exploded in popularity over the past several years and is now recognized as a premier sport for professional and amateur athletes,” Adrian Bijanada, Adventurey Founder & CEO, said. “We’re excited for our athletes to showcase their skills and introduce OCR to sports fans around the world.”
The 60-minute recap of the event will follow both amateur and professional OCR athletes in the lead up to race day, as well as document the championship event as it unfolds.
“The OCRWC is a grueling test of athleticism unique to the sport of OCR” Bijanada said. “Our competitors are some of the world’s best all-around athletes. They possess exceptional strength, speed, endurance, and agility which will be on display to those watching the race.”
Competitors for the OCRWC must qualify for the event by meeting specific results criteria at other obstacle course races around the world.
“With the OCRWC, we believe we have created a unique and independent platform that celebrates the sport of obstacle course racing,” said Bijanada. “We can’t wait to show the world the exceptional nature of this sport’s community.”
This year’s OCRWC takes place from the 19th to 21st of October outside London, England. Thousands of the world’s top athletes in the sport of OCR from more than 60 countries will compete for the title of World Champion in 3K, 15K, and Team Relay events.
The OCRWC will air on the UK’s Channel 4 on Saturday, the 27th of October. Following the debut broadcast, additional international networks will feature the program in their lineups with programming details announced as they become available.