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Eurosport VR app to bring unparalleled live Olympic experience

Eurosport VR app to bring unparalleled live Olympic experience
By Eurosport

10/01/2018 at 14:16Updated 11/01/2018 at 10:01

Eurosport is launching an incredible VR app to serve up the most immersive Winter Olympics experience ever.

We are bringing you over 55 hours of live VR coverage from PyeongChang, featuring highlights such as the alpine skiing downhill races, ice hockey finals, figure skating and the opening and closing ceremonies.

Our multi-camera coverage gives you up to seven live streams on selected events, while daily on-demand packages let you catch up with the best of the action in Korea.

Ralph Rivera, Managing Director of Eurosport Digital, said: "As part of our aspiration to deliver the first digital Olympics across Europe, we will deliver every moment, from every angle to everyone - including a more immersive experience via VR."

The app is available on iOS and Android phones, and can be used with Windows Mixed Reality, Google Daydream and Samsung Gear VR headsets.

The programming is supplied by Olympic Broadcasting Services and the app powered by Intel.

Provisional live schedule:

Feb 9 Opening ceremony
Feb 10 Alpine Skiing – Men’s Downhill training
Feb 11 Alpine Skiing: Men’s Downhill
Feb 12 Curling – Mixed Doubles semi-finals
Feb 13 Snowboarding – Halfpipe
Feb 14 Snowboarding – Halfpipe
Feb 15 Figure Skating – Pairs’ Free
Feb 16 Skeleton – Men’s and Women’s
Feb 17 Figure Skating – Men’s Free / Short Track - finals
Feb 18 Alpine Skiing – Men’s Giant Slalom
Feb 19 Ski Jumping – Men’s Large Hill Team
Feb 20 Figure Skating – Ice Dance
Feb 21 Alpine Skiing – Women’s Downhill
Feb 22 Ice Hockey – Women’s medal matches
Feb 23 Snowboarding – Big Air women’s finals
Feb 24 Snowboarding – Big Air men’s finals
Feb 25 Ice Hockey – Men’s gold medal match / Closing ceremony

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