The Euro 5 Man Paintball Championships 2007 TV PRESS RELEASE
Ashford to host the ‘European 5 Man’ Paintball Championships!
Following hot on the heals of the Tour de France, Ashford can boast yet another European sporting event!
Pure Rush Paintball, in association with Extreme Mayhem and One4one TV, is pleased to announce that the 5th European 5 Man Paintball Championships will be held at the Julie Rose Stadium in Ashford, Kent, on the 10th and 11th of November 2007.
This is actually the 5th annual Euro’ 5 Man tournament to be held in Ashford however this year the profile of the event, timed to be the last European paintball tournament of the season, is dramatically raised with the active participation of two key media sponsors:
The Euro’ 5 Man Championships will be supported, promoted and marketed by Extreme Mayhem (the paintball arm of the Extreme Group that founded the Extreme Sports Channel) working directly with Ashford Borough Council, local media and the Extreme Group’s wider marketing reach to ensure that the profile of Ashford is raised and that the event is really well attended.
One4one TV from France, the world leader in broadcasting paintball movies, is also filming the tournament for production of a documentary for worldwide broadcast. One4one TV uses its internet network to reach, in 2007, 110 countries and 1.7m viewers.
It gets even better - this year and for the first time, the event organisers are gearing up to welcome spectators of all ages, with plenty of family activities and entertainment included.
The Julie Rose Stadium company chairman, Peter Davison, said: “We are thrilled that the Paintball Championships have returned to the JRS for the 5th year. This event contributes to the broad range of activities and events that the Trust wishes to offer to the people of Ashford.”
The European 5 Man will also be strongly promoted by One4one TV in France to ensure a strong participation of French and other European teams. With its Eurostar link and close proximity to European ferry services, Ashford is ideally placed to host European sporting events.
For more information on this years European 5 Man Paintball Championships you can visit www.euro5man.com
For further press information about the ‘Euro 5 Man’, Extreme Mayhem or to interview Warren Maxwell, please contact:
Lis Hunt, Extreme Mayhem
T 0044 (0)1233 664432
M 0044 (0)7751 810202
Notes to editors:
Extreme Group & Extreme Mayhem
Extreme Group was started in 1995 by Al Gosling, founder of the Extreme Sports Channel and is a collection of businesses with a shared brand and shared values. Aged 24, passionate about extreme sports and unable to find a job that interested him, Al set up Extreme.
Today Extreme delivers a range of branded lifestyle products and services including, Extreme Entertainment (TV), Ex Stores, Extremepie.com (online retailer), Extreme Mob (an MVNO mobile phone network), Extreme Drinks, Extreme Hotels, Ex Parks (sports based theme parks), Ex Freshies (cafés), Extreme Cred, Ex Travel, Extreme Element (sports courses and experience voucher service), Viledge.com (first ‘real time live’ social network), Extreme Mayhem (paintball), Extreme Medics, Ex Decko (large pic and graphic service), Ex Raw State (apparel and footwear range).
Extreme employs 247 people and operates in more than 70 countries around the world. The Extreme Sports Channel gives the Extreme brand continuous 24/7 exposure and reaches over 40 million homes in 60 countries around the world.
Extreme Mayhem is a new business committed to growing the paintball industry, with a community website that provides a completely free paintball booking directory to a nation-wide network of paintball sites, all of which operate to ‘UKPSF’ quality standards.
For further press information about the Extreme Group please contact:
Gemma Parkinson, Extreme International
T 0044 (0)207 244 1000
In two years, One4one.TV has become the world leader in producing and broadcasting paintball movies, using its internet network to reach 110 countries. One4one.TV is also the first provider to secure video on demand broadcasting deals with major US internet providers. www.one4one.tv
is the web cast portal where paintball video fans can view the latest productions, with high quality service and options. The site is visited every day by thousands of paintball fans coming from all over the world.
In 2006 One4one TV signed a major broadcasting deal with Akimbo System, the USA’s largest Video-On-Demand service. This is the first time in the history of paintball that a production company has brought the sport to the new exploding service of VoD. AKIMBO is co-owned by CISCO SYSTEM and AT&T. AT&T Homezone has 8.2 million subscribers.
For further press information about one4one TV please contact:
T 0033 (0)675 497036