The Olympic Channel, the digital platform of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has been recognised by The Webby Awards for excellence in video across their digital content pieces launched in 2020: the original series Halfpipe Hype won the 2021 Gold Telly Winner in Online Series-Webseries: Non-Scripted and Cirque Blanc featuring French athletes such as Tiffany Gauthier, Tessa Worley and Romane Miradoli, won the 2021 Silver Telly Online Series-Series: Reality.
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Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honour” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international awards organization honouring excellence on the Internet, including Websites; Video; Advertising, Media & PR; Apps, Mobile, and Voice; Social; Podcasts; and Games. Established in 1996, The Webby Awards received more than 13,000 entries from all 50 states and 70 countries worldwide this year. The Webby Awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include WP Engine, YouGov, BrandLive, Marketerhire (Official Career Partner), NAACP, KPMG, MediaMonks, Kamp Grizzly, Fast Company, Wall Street Journal, MediaPost, Podcast Movement, AIGA and Social Media Week.