2008 World Boomerang Championships to be Broadcast Online at Boomerangs.TV

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The 2008 World Boomerang Championships organizing committee (WBC) announced today that an agreement has been reached for the online webcasting rights to the 2008 World Boomerang Championships. The WBC meets every 2 years at different locales around the globe and this year it meets at the University of Washington facilities, in Seattle WA. Boomerangs are a rapidly growing sport with regional competitions throughout the world and 12 national teams currently participating in this event. Boomerangs.TV plans to webcast each day's highlights online from August 18th - 25th. Opportunities are still available for exclusive broadcast rights to a media presentation event scheduled for August 24th.

Casey Larrance - 2008 US Beach Boomerang Championships

The 2008 World Boomerang Championships organizing committee (WBC) announced today that Boomerangs.tv will webcast daily video updates of the 2008 World Boomerang Championships in Seattle, WA. The world's top boomerang throwers will compete in a series of Individual and Team events from August 17th - 28th with a media event day scheduled for August 24th, 2008.

The 2008 World Boomerang Championships (WBC) involve teams from 12 countries competing to decide World Team and Individual Championships in the sport of boomerangs. The United States and Germany have dominated WBC events since their inception in 1981, but strong teams and individual competitors are expected from Switzerland, Australia, England, France, Japan, Denmark, Italy, Canada, Brazil and other countries. The general public is welcome at all times but visiting on August 24th is recommended for best viewing.

The sport of Boomerangs is coordinated worldwide by the International Federation of Boomerang Associations and in the United States by the United States Boomerang Association. This event takes place every 2 years and includes the top boomerang competitors from each country. Many current world record holders and former world champions will be competing; including current US All Around Boomerang Champion Dan Bower, 2 time US Champ Matt Golenor and 3 time World GLORP Champ Steve Kavanaugh. Current world record holders Betsylew Miale-Gix and Adam Ruhf will be there as well as 3 time World Champ, 12 time US Nationals Champ Chet Snouffer.

Gold sponsors for the 2008 event are CORPORATION FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, and ESSENTIAL BAKING COMPANY. Additional sponsors include BOOMERANGS.COM and the Washington Boomerang Club. Media rights and sponsorship opportunities are still available.

For further information consult boomerangs.tv, a website dedicated to the competition boomerang scene with downloadable boomerang videos, photos and boomerang related news. Print, Radio and Television feeds can be facilitated by contacting Dana Larrabee at (760) 295-6456 or faxing release forms to (760) 722-3561. The organization's plans include international media coverage and a possible application to be a part of the Olympics at some point in the future.

For more information, please contact:

WBC - Steve Kavanaugh (206) 650-7998
BOOMERANGS.COM - Dana Larrabee (760) 295-6456
USBA - Joe Rader (512) 557-5848


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