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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As part of the digitization of sports, Intel technology was also integrated in snowboards at the X-Games in Aspen in January and in BMX bikes in Austin this month.
He trained in boxing from the age of 16, and after school became a pro skater, travelling the globe and competing in events such as the X-Games and the Walt Disney Skating Challenge.
Finalists in the Best Mobile Platform Innovation category were Sapient Nitro for ESPN X-Games Trick TrackTrick Track and Oscar Mayer & 360i for "Wake Up and Smell the Bacon.
The only non-French skier in the final was Canada's 2010 X-Games bronze medalist Brady Leman, but he lost his balance over the bumps and crashed out.
The women's qualifiers begin at 10am with American fourtime X-Games winner Jamie Anderson 10-3 favourite for gold in the sport's first appearance as an Olympic event.
Lindsey Jacobellis, the American snowboarder who threw away a three-second lead by showboating in Turin in 2006, became the most decorated X-Games female ever with her eighth cross title.
Austin, TX is known for keeping it weird, but it might also soon be "known for keeping it extreme, as it has been announced as the new home for the Summer X-Games for the next four years.
Snowmobiler Caleb Moore died Thursday afternoon from injuries sustained in a horrifying crash during the Winter X-Games in Aspen, Colorado, last week.
From Shark X-Games to anticipation of a swimmer that won't obey the 'no swimming' signs, this is a hilarious gathering of black and white and color panels.
The decision could help home medal hopes as British slopestyle snowboarder Jenny Jones was champion at the 2009 and 2010 Winter X-Games, the sport's world championships.
From March 16 to 18, Tignes will host the second annual European Winter X-Games snowboard and ski competition.
45 million households as the marketing engine the same way ESPN drives the X-Games and MTV drives the music awards.