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Original Series Inside Endurance Premieres Tuesday, June 26 on Universal Sports

Los Angeles, CA (June 25, 2012) - Inside Endurance, a new four-part, weekly series by Universal Sports, premieres Tuesday, June 26, at 8 p.m. ET only on Universal Sports Network. Inside Endurance, presented by Gatorade, takes a personal and inside look at what it takes to be an endurance athlete from training and nutrition to motivation and sacrifice. In the first three episodes of Inside Endurance, endurance sport enthusiasts are sure to recognize marathoner Shalane Flanagan, long distance runner Dathan Ritzenhein, and world-class triathlete Sarah Groff as they prime their bodies and minds to perform under pressure, then recover and do it again for the next race. The fourth episode is a bonus 30-minute documentary on Britain"�s Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee, known as the Brownlee Brothers, who rank side-by-side as two of the top male triathletes in the world. Each episode of Inside Endurance will also be available online at following the television broadcast. The series will be complimented by seven exclusive webisodes featuring the athletes who offer their personal training tips on topics such as stretching and nutritious menus. Inside Endurance (4 x 30 minutes) is a Universal Sports Original Series presented by Gatorade, and is produced in association with the Konwiser Brothers. About Universal Sports Universal Sports Network recently transitioned to a multi-platform, high definition cable, satellite and IPTV service. Currently, DIRECTV, DISH and several other cable providers offer Universal Sports Network. Viewers whose cable, satellite or IPTV providers are not currently offering the network should call 1-800-55-GET-US or visit and demand access to the network"�s coverage of the world"�s biggest championships. Universal Sports, a partnership between NBC Sports and InterMedia Partners, LP, is the premier multi-platform media destination for Olympic-related sports programming in the United States. Offering more than 1,200 hours of original programming each year, Universal Sports has exclusive rights to world and national championship events in a wide array of sports, including swimming, track and field, gymnastics, cycling, skiing, figure skating and rugby. Whether on television, online, or on the go with mobile and tablet applications, Universal Sports offers a four-screen experience to fans of global sports every day of the year. For more information, please visit

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