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Obstacle Racing: Sky Sports to broadcast Tough Mudder

January 23, 2017
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Sky Sports Mix will add yet another extreme sport to the schedule with the addition of Tough Mudder as it continues to expand the variety of sport on offer to all Sky TV customers.

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For the first time on UK television, viewers will be able to follow all the action as competitors battle it out in an extreme 24-hour endurance race to become the World’s Toughest Mudder champion.

The Tough Mudder programming adds to an exciting new schedule of extreme sport on the channel which also includes drone racing, surfing, snowboarding, cliff diving and mountain biking.

The World’s Toughest Mudder series will first air on 24 January with a special pre-show to excite the UK audience. The pre-show will introducing the range of people taking part, from amateurs to semi-pro endurance runners. The main competition event and a follow up programme will both air on 26 January.

In addition to the World’s Toughest Mudder, Sky has also agreed to show two more Tough Mudder series in 2017. A six-part series focusing on three ‘every day’ Tough Mudder heroes will air in February on linear and on Sky’s digital platforms.

Sky Sports Mix will also broadcast an exclusive series following five current and former British Olympians competing in a number of Tough Mudder challenges. The original content series is due to air in the spring of 2017.

The World’s Toughest Mudder – Sky Sports Mix

24 January
20:00: World Toughest Mudder pre-show
(Repeat 17:00: 29 January, 17:00: 1 February)

26 January
20:30: World Toughest Mudder main event show
(Repeat 11:30, 21:30: 28 January, 18:00: 29 January, 18:00: 2 February
20:00: World Toughest Mudder Post-show
(Repeat 19:00: 29 January, 18:00: 3 February)

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