For the first time, there is a daily Giro Rosa Highlights Show on GCN Facebook (@GCNcycling) with 2x runner up Emma Pooley and women’s cycling commentator Marty MacDonald providing commentary and insights. The women’s Giro Rosa event is now underway and runs until 14th July.
A series of all videos, with following stages added features online: gcn.eu/girorosa
On YouTube, GCN has its Giro Rosa Preview Show (gcn.eu/GiroRosaPreview) with Emma Pooley and Team Garmin rider Dan Lloyd. This captures ‘the most exciting stages to look out for and top riders to watch.
GCN is operated by Play Sports Network, which is billed as ‘the world’s leading creator of cycling digital video distributed on YouTube and Facebook’. It is a digital sports media company focused on the world of cycling that has built a leadership position in the market, reporting 68% year-on-year growth in video views to over 395m in 2017.
Play Sports operates 6 market-leading YouTube channels: Global Cycling Network, Global Mountain Bike Network, Global Triathlon Network, Electric Mountain Bike Network, GCN Tech and GMBN Tech with over 2.4 million subscribers and millions of fans across associated social media platforms.
Together they have accumulated a total of 5,471 years and 136 days of watch time, 7.5m video likes and an average of 30 million monthly views, creating ‘the world’s largest online video cycling community’.
Headquartered in Bath, England, the company is backed by an investor group that includes Discovery Communications, Andrew Croker (Perform, IMG), Oli Slipper, John Gleasure and Stef D’Anna (Perform), Tony Ball, (Sky & BT), Paul Bolwell and Humphrey Cobbold (Pure Gym & Wiggle).