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Heliconia Produces Paddling TV Series for Outside Television

The Heliconia Press is excited to announce its production of North America's only paddling TV series, for broadcast on Outside Television in Spring, 2012.

May 19, 2011 – The Heliconia Press, a leader in outdoors media for over a decade, is excited to announce its production of Facing Waves – North America’s only paddling TV series. Facing Waves will air on Outside Television in spring, 2012.

Hosted by World Champion and renowned paddler, Ken Whiting, Facing Waves will be an exciting, inspiring and informative TV series that features spectacular whitewater, sea kayaking, stand up paddling, canoeing and kayak fishing adventures in stunning locations around the world. Every 30-minute episode will include a valuable paddling tip, gear guide, and a special segment about the environmental / conservation challenges facing the region.

“Outside Television is the ideal broadcast partner for this project, because they are not only growing their traditional TV distribution network, but their unique mountain resort distribution network reaches millions of active outdoors enthusiasts at their point of play,” says Brendan Mark, Sales and Marketing Director for The Heliconia Press. “This highly targeted audience is one of the main reasons why Outside Television has the best Neilson Ratings in all their markets.”

For more information about Facing Waves, contact:
Producer: Ken Whiting –
Marketing and Sales Director: Brendan Mark –

About The Heliconia Press
The Heliconia Press is an award winning media company that specializes in TV production, WebTV production and distribution, and social media marketing.

About Outside Television
Outside Television is the leading television network for those passionate about the outside lifestyle. We specialize in creating and distributing active lifestyle programming to premier resort markets reaching over 61 million viewers per year and are currently working with broad based cable carriers to expand our reach. Outside Television combines the best of Outside magazine with original programming with stunning videography and expert hosts.

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