ICARUS SPORTS AND 49ER OLYMPIC SAILING TEAM UP FOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP

ICARUS Sports will once again team up with the world of Olympic skiff sailing as media partner for the 49er/49er FX European Championship.

Elite sailors from around the world will battle it out on the Olympic waters of Weymouth, UK from 16-19 May 2019, with back to back racing on the ever challenging race tracks set to deliver a key performance indicator as the countdown to Tokyo 2020 ramps up.

ICARUS Sports will send a 7-person media team to deliver daily live streaming of the Championship, as well as daily highlights videos for social media and global TV distribution. Innovative filming and multiple cameras will enable fans to experience more of what Olympic skiff sailing offers, using sea level cameras, drones, on board and in-studio to create an incredible viewing interaction.

“ICARUS Sports has enjoyed a long-standing relationship with the 49er and 49erFX Olympic skiff classes,” commented Manos Kampas, ICARUS Sports Sales and Project Manager. “The extension of our relationship for 2019 demonstrates the success of our production and distribution delivery to date, and commitment of the 49er Class to broadcast their showpiece Championships.”