IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oomba Inc., a specialized social media company that is creating an interactive social network for tournaments, leagues, teams, athletes and gamers, announced today that it has partnered with Milestone MX to broadcast live online coverage of the MonarchMoto Pro Super-X Invitational race in Riverside, Calif., on Dec. 14.
John Simanovich of TransWorld Motocross magazine will host the Oomba.tv broadcast, providing viewers an inside look at the new machines and team compositions as riders test out bikes, gear and strategies to open the 2014 season full throttle.
The sport of motocross has grown into one of the most prestigious motorsports in the U.S, second only to NASCAR. Now, race fans around the world will get an up-close look and behind-the-scenes Hot Pass access to the sport, thanks to remote location production solutions and technology provided by Oomba.tv, a new, innovative live-streaming platform.
"We're excited to incorporate our technology and webcast capabilities into a high-speed and fiercely competitive event for diehard fans and new motocross followers," said Michael Williams, CEO of Oomba Inc. "We look forward to streaming the action from Southern California to fans all over the world."
The MonarchMoto Pro Super-X Invitational will start with 16 riders in separate 450 and 250 classes. Each race will have four riders battling for track position in short sprint races. The event will include eight laps for riders in the quarters and semi motos, and 12 laps in the main event. Riders in the main event will be competing to win a portion of the $10,000 pro purse as well as for $2,000 in Oomba Holeshot awards.
Along with Oomba, other sponsors and brands at the event include Red Bull, Berts Mega Mall, REC MX, Motocross Boss, SPY, 100%, Scorpion, AAA, Spoke Skins, Road2Recovery, MB1 Suspension, Action Sports Canopies, Klen Laundry, Bazzaz, Alias and more.
Confirmed riders for the pro class include: David Pulley, Colton Aeck, Justin Lee, Shawn Rhinehart, Ryder Steffy, Alex Nagy, Cooper Webb, Brett Hottel, Brandon Scharer, Austin Politelli, Nick Schmidt, Dominic Desimone, Emil Foldager, Daniel Meynet, Josh Greco, Jared Hicks, Austin Howell, Tevin Tapia, Kyle Partridge, Matt Goerke, Vince Friese, Kinser Endicott, PJ Larson, Weston Peick, Jason Lawrence, Brett Metcalf, Nick Wey, Will Hahn and more.
The event will be aired live, only on Oomba.tv, with coverage beginning at 9 a.m. PST.
For more information about Oomba's coverage of the MonarchMoto Pro Super-X Invitational, including program listings for replays of the event, please visit http://oomba.tv/.
Oomba, Inc. is a specialized social media company that is creating an interactive social network for tournaments, leagues, teams, athletes and gamers. Oomba revolutionizes how people organize sports and games by melding software as a service with a social network. Oomba.tv is the company's new, innovative live-streaming platform broadcasting and promoting tournaments and competitions of all types and sizes. Based in Irvine, Calif., the company was founded by Michael Williams, CEO, founder of Planetwide Games and Tremor Entertainment. Aiding Williams in the creative development of Oomba is co-founder and visionary, Nolan Bushnell, famed video game developer and founder of both Atari and Chuck E. Cheese restaurants. For more information about Oomba Inc., visit www.oomba.com.
MonarchMoto is a brand new, action sports apparel and lifestyle line based out of SoCal with patented technology infused into pieces of our clothing. MonarchMoto has defined itself as not only a clothing line, but a way of life. Via social media, MonarchMoto has been able to identify and brand itself as a company that encourages its fans, followers, and more importantly - FRIENDS - to risk everything and never look back. MonarchMoto is now. Make sure to follow @MonarchMoto on Instagram.
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