X Games

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The ‘Olympics’ of extreme sports, sponsored and coordinated by US sports broadcaster ESPN. The first X Games were held in Rhode Island in 1995, with summer and winter X Games held annually in the US since then

X Games

Sports medicine The official Olympics of 'extreme sports' sponsored by ESPN, held annually during the summer. See Extreme sports.
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Elsewhere, the strength of the A squad is evidenced by the fact that last season its athletes took out titles World and Junior World Championships as well as finishing on the podium at X-Games, World Cups and the European Youth Olympic Festival.
Kiko Francisco, a Filipino-American X-Games campaigner, will be fielded in the men's street contest.
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She travelled around the world to train and compete ndash from Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia, Bangkok, Taiwan, Indonesia, London and the US, battling it out with the best in the fold in X-Games. She never won, not even gained a crack at the crown.
The video's star, Pedro Barros, is an international sports celebrity famous for winning six gold medals, three silver medals and one bronze medal at the X-Games. He is also the top overall Bowl title-holder from the World Cup Skateboarding for four consecutive years from 2010 to 2013 and was third in 2014 and 2015.
"I've participated in the X-Games in 2015 and that's still not settled so I think I'll wake up one morning and think that was one hell of a ride."
Leading FMX exponents will also hit the arenas, including Spanish multi X-Games medallist Edgar Torronteras, 6ft 4in Czech Petr Pilat and ace Brit rider Jamie Squibb, fresh from his Nitro Circus stint.
Weve had a blast this year giving fans and broadcasters a new data-driven perspective on sports at events like the X-Games in Aspen and the NBA All-Star Weekend.
We also didn't want an X-Games look, but an organic motion picture look.
The action switches to the Principality Stadium, where there will be an FMX show at 4.20pm featuring triple British FMX champion Jamie Squibb and X-Games and Monster Energy athlete Andre Villa, before DJ Huw Stephens entertains the crowd from 4.35pm.
But before Dean was an actor, he was a professional skater, taking part in the X-Games and the Walt Disney Skating Challenge.