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  • Rolex on NBCSports Online

    I got an email about purchasing a package through NBCsports.com that will allow me to watch all of the rolex adventures thursday-sunday i think it was like 8bucks. Is anyone going to do this? or has anyone done this before? Sounded like fun to me.. live broadcasting and everything. I dont think i would leave my computer all weekend!! Especially during Xcountry!!
    Proud owner of a Spicy mare!!

  • #2
    There was another thread on this somewhere...I've signed up since I had to scratch my trip to Rolex this year. Better vicarious thrills than nothing!
    Click here before you buy.


    • #3
      Yes, here is the other thread:
      Taco Blog
      *T3DE 2010 Pact*


      • #4
        I just purchased it even though I am attending Rolex.......

        because my understanding is that you can watch it "On Demand" up to 90 days after your purchase. They download the live feed approximately 24hrs after the initial live broadcast (pending any technical dificulties) Since you cannot see everything on XC day when you are at the event, I figured it would be fun to watch the rider/horses I missed at the different fence combinations.

        For $7.99 it's worth giving it a shot especially if you cannot attend Rolex or want to watch the event at a later time.


        • #5
          Done it - have no desire to brave the rain or the crowds - for $8 I am willing to take a chance and see what we get!



          • #6
            I'm also getting the streaming video package. I told Hubby it was either this or an airplane ride


            • #7
              OK... My usual question about these online streaming things... Is it $7.99 and you can log in from any computer you want, or is it $7.99 per computer?
              "The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."--Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Austalian Army Chief


              • #8
                War Admiral,
                It requires a username and password so it should be available from anywhere you can log on.


                • #9
                  For the Q&A try their "Frequently Asked Questions" which is actually well done.

                  Someone in Canada in the prior thread asked if they could get it - based upon the updated FAQ it does appear that anyone, anywhere should be able to see it

                  Q: Is this available all over the world? What countries can I watch from? A:This event is available worldwide.


                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Glimmerglass View Post
                    Someone in Canada in the prior thread asked if they could get it - based upon the updated FAQ it does appear that anyone, anywhere should be able to see it
                    That "someone" was me and I just re-tried the sign up for the service and it worked! Yahoooooo!
                    I'm not one to say I toadaso. But I toadaso. - Ricky


                    • #11
                      Wow this is awesome!!! This will be much better to watch than NBC's one hour show. For me it's not as much fun to just watch the snippets of the cross country rides. With the 90 day on demand feature I may never leave my computer!
                      Five Star Tack


                      • #12
                        I'm signed up.

                        Thank you NBC!


                        • #13
                          I dont understand.
                          There is an icon for "Watch Live" for each segment with dressage starting at 9:30 a.m., but above there is a countdown clock showing some 12 hours until next online broadcast starts.
                          Is it live or not?


                          • #14
                            That's what I was wondering?

                            I just signed up only to find out live is actually 12 hours away according to NBC...huhhhhhh?


                            • #15
                              Is anyone getting anything on the live feed? The "watch now" button is active, but once I click it, my windows media player can't play it. Grrrr. I was so hoping to see Karen and Teddy's test!
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                              • Original Poster

                                I'm watching it now.. Teddy did well for his first 4star..
                                Proud owner of a Spicy mare!!


                                • #17
                                  is anyone getting sound? I am getting the feed but no sound, just wondered if there was suppose to be sound too
                                  RIP My Beautiful Kevin
                                  RIP Sweet Ella


                                  • #18
                                    This was my first time seeing Teddy. He is awesome!


                                    • Original Poster

                                      Its pouring there!! Oh goodness!!
                                      Proud owner of a Spicy mare!!


                                      • #20
                                        Crap, I got all excited and bought a pass, and then realized it doesn't support Macs.

                                        Time to drag the ancient PC laptop out of the closet.