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New extreme sports channel for the UK and mainland Europe

Thanks go out to Marketing Week for bringing news of this new extreme sports channel which has arrived in the UK – further evidence of the interest being generated by these adrenaline pumping sports.

Factory Media, the extreme sports publisher, is launching an online sports TV channel in the UK. will provide content including action documentaries and event highlights.

The channel, which launched in the UK on the 4th August, is set to extend across Europe during the year. The launch is intended to supplement the user-generated video website and is aimed at expanding its core audience to include mainstream viewers. will commission exclusive documentaries and stream full-length DVDs in addition to airing highlights from European events in sports such as surfing, snowboarding, skateboarding, mountain biking and motocross.

The channel intends to capitalise on increasing interest in action sports from a wider audience.

Factory Media publishes 14 magazines across Europe, in English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian. Titles include The Surfers Path, Surf Europe, BMXmag, Sidewalk and Moto.

Here is their promotional video courtesy of gx001 and YouTube, although quite what the punk trying to bash a skate boarder is all about I do not understand – we at do not condone any kind of violence


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