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Emig, Sheheen, Beat are the broadcast team at WSX

The following press release is from SX Global:

WSX Announces All-Star Broadcast Team for FIM World SUPERCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP

— Longtime Supercross broadcaster Ralph Sheheen and 1997 Supercross Champion Jeff Emig will Hosting the Radio Booth; joined by Kristen Beat as Trackside Reporter –

Australia – SX Global, the Australian sports and entertainment company spearheading the FIM World Supercross Championship (WSX), today announced the all-star broadcast team for the upcoming World Supercross Championship event. Each broadcast will be helmed by the longtime voice of U.S. Supercross Ralph Sheheen, who will co-host with 1997 Supercross champion Jeff Emig, providing In-depth color reviews and technical analysis. The two Supercross broadcast experts will be joined by track reporter Kristen Beat, who brings extensive broadcasting experience from motocross and a variety of other motorsports, most recently the USA Flat Track Series.

Highly qualified teams will fight epic battles on the track, including hitting, passing, crashing and dramatic finishes on every hole, on their way to being crowned 2022 FIM World Champions .

Ralph Sheheen is undoubtedly a broadcast booth legend in the world of motorsports, with over 30 years of experience in Supercross and NASCAR, and has worked for two of the world’s largest sports broadcasters – ESPN and NBC Sports work. Sheheen has signed a two-year deal to host the FIM World Supercross Championship.

“In my 3 years in motorsports, I’ve been fortunate enough to be involved in many historic moments in racing, and I’m delighted to add the World Supercross Championship to that list,” Sheheen Say. “This series, and its mission to elevate the sport of Supercross on a global scale, is truly historic, and I’m proud to be a part of it.”

1997 Supercross Champion Jeff Emig joined him in the booth for all the action-packed, heart-pounding WSX Championships. A legend in the sport of Supercross, Emig will co-host the broadcast of the FIM World Supercross Championship with Sheheen, offering a personal perspective that can only come from a former champion. Through his years of honing and success in the sport, Emig can identify and convey the technical qualities and racing psychology of the highest level like few broadcasters.

The broadcast crew for the FIM World Supercross Championship is Trackside reporter Kristen Beat. An Emmy-nominated Pit reporter, Beat has an extensive background in motorsports including NASCAR, Supercross and American Flat Track, having worked for the sports industry’s leading broadcasters including NBC Sports, FOX Sports 1 and FUEL TV. During all Championship events, Beat will provide real-time updates from the teams, drivers and crew leaders in the pits and trackside.

“The experience, passion and knowledge of Ralph, Jeff and Kristen is simply unparalleled, another of the highest levels of quality and entertainment that WSX will deliver to the world example,” said Nathan Prendergast, global head of radio and television at SX. “We are proud to have such a world-class and popular team of dynamic, experienced professionals representing fans around the world at the WSX Championship.”

FIM WORLD The Supercross Championship will host Team Great Britain’s Grand Prix at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales on Saturday 8 October. Tickets for the first round of the 2022 pilot season are now on sale and can be found here. The 2022 FIM World Supercross Championship will serve as a “pilot” season, allowing the championship to build and build momentum in 2023. From 2023 and subsequent years, the FIM World Supercross Championship will expand each year between June and November, up to a maximum of 12 events in 2023.

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