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Tune-In: Red Bull Rampage on NBC Saturday

RED BULL RAMPAGE MOUNTAIN BIKING TV SPECIAL COMES TO NBC THIS SATURDAYTune-In: Red Bull Rampage on NBC Saturday

As part of the Red Bull Signature Series, Rampage Airs Saturday, Dec. 8 at 2 pm ET/11 am PT

New York– December 5, 2012 – Red Bull Rampage, the jaw-dropping mountain biking competition featuring the world’s most prestigious free riders, will air for the first time as a full-length two-hour broadcast on NBC, Saturday, December 8 at 2 pm ET/11 am PT.  Watch this preview clip for the TV special: http://www.redbullsignatureseries.com/event/red-bull-rampage/video/red-bull-rampage-judging-criteria.Tune-In: Red Bull Rampage on NBC Saturday

As part of the Red Bull Signature Series, the most daring riders traveled to the backcountry of Utah to push their personal limits.  Cameras captured unique views of the high drops and high drama that occur when the best freeride mountain bikers mix cliffs and tricks, and descend down 1,500 feet of vertical obstacles.  This marks the first national television airing of Red Bull Rampage, 10 years after the first event was held for the core freeride mountain biking community.

Red Bull Rampage is hosted by Sal Masekela, who this week signed a multi-year extension with Red Bull Media House (RBMH) to be the voice of the Red Bull Signature Series and a diverse set of global sports properties and US television programs produced by the company.

The Red Bull Signature Series is made up of one-of-a-kind programming on NBC and NBC Sports Network.  Red Bull Media House and Alli Sports, a division of the NBC Sports Group, have created the most progressive and innovative action sports property, including snowboarding, mountain biking, freestyle motocross, ice cross downhill, skiing and BMX events, showcased on custom courses from the inspiration of the athletes themselves.  Go to www.redbullsignatureseries.com for web videos, photo galleries and see more of the action that makes up theRed Bull Signature Series.

Elevating this years competition are event partners the Utah Sports Commission, Specialized and Oakley, along with Signature Series presenting partner Casio G’zOne Commando.  Oakley returns this year with a all new Icon Sender, an on-course, custom-built feature that was the catalyst for the most awe-inspiring tricks in 2010.

Upcoming Red Bull Signature Series programming includes:

Red Bull TORC (December 29 at 2 pm ET/ 11 am PT on NBC): The Off Road Championships follows rugged drivers as they get dirty around dangerous corners to see which truck will come out on top.

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