Football journalist Kerry Byrne and Go RVing have teamed up for a 1,500-mile RV road trip to the Super Bowl, generating media interest from Boston to New Orleans.
Byrne and celebrity chef Steve DiFillippo are traveling in a motorhome provided by El Monte RV to promote RVs as a fun and flexible way to travel, tailgate and experience the big game, according to a news release.
The tour included an appearance on the highly-rated FOX & Friends morning show on Jan. 27 to talk about how to host the perfect RV tailgate. New England Cable News, The Boston Herald, and WBZ-TV, Boston’s CBS affiliate, also have provided coverage of the tour.
Byrne has also conducted interviews with sports radio outlets nationwide to talk about the RV trip to the big game, including stations in Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Denver, Boston, Chicago, Washington, D.C., San Francisco and New Orleans.
Byrne and the RV are scheduled to appear on the FOX affiliate in New Orleans this Friday. In addition, Byrne and DiFillippo will host a Go RVing Super Bowl Tailgate Friday afternoon in New Orleans. RVers are and Go RVing fans are invited to the party for free. In addition, RVIA is expecting to receive coverage on the Sports Illustrated website, SI.com.
Byrne is founder of ColdHardFootballFacts.com, and is considered an authority on the “gridiron lifestyle” of beer, food and football. He also writes about food and drinks for the Boston Herald, and has a regular column at SI.com (the web home of Sports Illustrated magazine).
Byrne has been tweeting about the trip to his 9,000 Twitter followers, as well as posting video to ColdHardFootballFacts.com, including an interview with g former Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Qadry Ismael during a stop in Baltimore.