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Old 01-10-2014, 08:44 PM   #121
sellmeyer
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ES coverage isn't up to par in 2014

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Originally Posted by knybanjo View Post
It just dawned on me....EuroSport has cut their coverage down to just the highlight show this year, haven't they? In years past the also broadcast an interview show too....is that gone this year or did I just miss it on the schedule?
Speaking about ES coverage with CK doing the voiceover....

I'm pretty sure you are right; I think I read in the Torrent forum from a few folks that it is highlights only.

My impression of the highlights is that they are doing every other highlight, skipping them outright.

I watched stage 4 and was caught off guard when they started talking about it being a marathon stage. I had no idea because this wasn't mentioned in any previous highlights. [I got to thinking that the MS was supposed to be late in the dakar but then I realized that Cyril was on a Yammi this year so it made sense that they would do it early in the race while his first engine was still fresh...no?]

Anyway, I am having such a hard time following this Dakar by watching only the ES highlights. Major disappointment.
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