FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Bodybuilding.com to provide FREE live webcasts from the 2007 Arnold Classic
Boise, ID - August 18, 2006 - Bodybuilding.com announced an agreement with Lorimar Productions, High Bar Productions, and iN DEMAND Networks to provide FREE live webcasts of the 19th annual Arnold Classic on Saturday, March 3, 2007. For the first time ever, online viewers will get a behind the scene view with Bodybuilding.com's Backstage Pass webcast.
Watch the LIVE preparation and drama backstage at the largest bodybuilding show in the world. The webcasts will also include the Ms. International, Fitness International and Figure International on Friday March 2, 2007, and the Men's pre-judging on Saturday morning, March 3, 2007.
Free Backstage Pass Webcast
Bodybuilding fans can watch the Arnold Classic finals live on iN DEMAND Pay-Per-View and get the inside scoop on the athletes by viewing Bodybuilding.com's FREE Backstage Pass webcast. "We are very excited about this partnership," said Bodybuilding.com CEO Ryan DeLuca. The Arnold Classic is the world's largest gathering of athletes, fans, and companies interested in fitness, nutrition and training.
Attend this amazing event in person to meet all the athletes and celebrities. "If you unable to attend in person, iN DEMAND PPV and Bodybuilding.com's Backstage Pass will bring the athletes, the event and the sport to more people than ever before," said DeLuca. "We have a massive marketing and promotional plan leading up to the Arnold Classic to create an excitement for this amazing event."
The live webcast of the Ms. International, Fitness and Figure International will be the first exclusively women's web cast provided by Bodybuilding.com.
"We can't wait to show off the beauty and athleticism of these female athletes who prepare so hard for those few minutes on stage," said DeLuca. "These athletes deserve to be watched by more people and we hope to achieve that with this webcast."
"This agreement shows the commitment we have to provide the highest level of entertainment and coverage for the sport of bodybuilding, figure and fitness, while keeping our website content free, " continued DeLuca. "A special thanks to Lorimar Productions, specifically Mr. Lorimar, who was instrumental in getting this agreement in place and who provides so much positive exposure for the sport."
2007 Arnold Classic & Past Webcasts
Bodybuilding.com has offered free webcasts of other IFBB pro shows including of the 2006 Iron Man, The San Francisco Pro, The Colorado Pro Show, Masters World Championship and The New York Pro. A FREE live webcast of the Europa Pro Super Show will air on August 26, 2006, from Arlington, Texas at Bodybuilding.com. The prejudging will air live at 1:30 pm CST and the finals will begin at 5:30 pm CST.
The 2007 Arnold Classic is part of the Arnold Sports Festival scheduled for March 2-4, 2007, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. The event includes over 36 sports, 15,000 athletes and is attended by over 100,000 people. The FREE webcasts are available exclusively at Bodybuilding.com and the Pay-Per-View of the Men's Finals will be available from iN DEMAND.
Additional details to be announced at a later date.
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