SAN MATEO, CA (JAN 3, 2013) – GoPro, maker of the world’s most versatile camera, kicks off the 2013 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season as the official sports camera and announces it’s world-class athlete lineup and premier moto-properties for the 2013 season.
GoPro’s dominance on the track will be stronger than ever as the sports top riders including 2012 SX champion, Ryan Villopoto, 2012 SX runner-up, Davi Millsaps and multi-time champ, James Stewart will be sporting the new HERO3 camera as official GoPro athletes. Alongside these icons, GoPro is a proud sponsor of the Troy Lee Designs Honda and Pro Circuit Kawasaki Lites teams.
In addition to its impressive lineup of riders, GoPro is the official sports camera for premier properties including 2013 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series, 2013 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, 2013 AMSOIL Arenacross and 2013 Loretta Lynn’s Amateur Motocross Championship.
“We are excited to be back as the Official Sports Camera of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series,” said Todd Ballard, GoPro Director of Sports Marketing. “It’s one of the most rigorous and exciting sports to watch and we are proud to support both the riders and the sport. We are fired up to see what our new HERO3 camera, paired with the world’s top riders, will produce for fans around the world.”
The new GoPro HERO3 camera is made to handle tough conditions while capturing angles like never before. During each SPEED and CBS television broadcast, fans at home will enjoy “The GoPro Track View”, to give the viewers a rider’s perspective of each Supercross track, captured with the award winning HERO3 camera mounted to the rider’s helmet. This immersive experience will provide fans with a firsthand look at the ruts, bumps and jumps the riders will face as they put everything on the line at each of the 17 races this Season. Stay tuned for unique and exclusive GoPro SX footage throughout the 2013 season, viewable at GoPro.com, GoPro’s MX Youtube Channel, and GoPro’s Facebook page.
GoPro makes the world’s most versatile cameras, enabling people to capture immersive and engaging footage of themselves during their favorite activities. GoPro’s HERO line of wearable and gear mountable cameras are used collectively by more consumers, professional athletes, and video production professionals than any other camera in the world. Based in San Mateo, California, GoPro’s products are available in stores in more than 100 countries worldwide and direct via our online store.