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ESPN TO ROLL OUT BEACH HOCKEY; WINTER X GAMES TO COLORADO
Published September 17, 1997
ESPN and ESPN2 will broadcast the new Pro Beach Hockey series beginning June 1, 1998, and will broadcast 26 one- hour original telecasts during the first year of a three year commitment. The initial Pro Beach Hockey season will feature 35 game tournament taped weekends from Huntington Beach, CA, May 2-24, and the broadcast schedule includes re- airs on ESPN2 bringing exposure to a total of 81 telecasts during the first season (ESPN). X MARKS THE SPOT: ESPN has selected Crested Butte Mountain Resort in Colorado as the host site for the 1998 ESPN Winter X Games, January 15-18. Last year's Games were held at Snow Summit Resort in Big Bear Lake, Calif (ESPN).