X Games Minneapolis revealed today the sports disciplines and athletes automatically invited for its 2019 event on XGames.com. Medalists from X Games Minneapolis 2018 who have sport disciplines returning in 2019 will receive an early invite to compete in the X Games Minneapolis 2019 event. The world’s premier action sports competition returns for its third year in the Twin Cities August 1-4 at U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis.
Tickets for X Games Minneapolis 2019 offer fans the unique opportunity to experience top-level action-sports competition by day and world-class musical offerings by night, all within the comfortable and
Returning to Rhodes Skate Park in Boise, Idaho for the third consecutive year, the Road to X Games Boise Qualifier will bring the world’s best Skateboard and BMX Park competition June 28 and 29. Last year, more than 12,000 fans attended the two-day event. In addition to Park competitions, the event will again feature an interactive fan village with food, sponsor booths and music. Streamed live from Rhodes Skate Park in Boise, Idaho, the Park Qualifier will feature three disciplines – Men’s Skateboard Park, Women’s Skateboard Park and BMX Park. The top athletes in each discipline at the Boise Park Qualifier will also receive their invites to Minneapolis. In addition to the live stream, fans can catch the Boise Park Qualifier coverage on ABC as part of the World of X Games content on July 6 as well as coverage across X Games digital and social platforms.
ESPN, the leading action sports content provider and creator of the X Games, announced today it has reached a multi-year agreement with REnextop Entertainment, a leading action sports platform in China, to collaborate on X Games China summer and winter events beginning in 2019. For the first time in the event’s nearly 25 year history of international events, this new collaboration will see both summer and winter events staged within the same country in the same year under the X Games banner. The first X Games China event will feature summer sport disciplines and is scheduled for late May in Shanghai.
Monster Energy congratulates Alex Donnachie on his first X Games gold medal at X Games Sydney. For the first time in X Games history, the competition kicked off at Spotless Stadium bringing X Games fans to Sydney, Australia. Kicking off the first competition of X Games Sydney with a bang, Scottish rider Donnachie stunned fans by winning the gold in BMX Street upsetting the perennial gold medal favorite Garrett Reynolds. With a winning score of 84.33, the medal also put him in the history books as Scotland’s first X Games medalist.
"I don't know what to say...it doesn't seem real. It still hasn't sunk in yet," said Donnachie upon
X Games Minneapolis continued Saturday as 47,000 fans passed through the gates at U.S. Bank Stadium to watch the most talented action sports athletes in the world compete in a wide range of events including The Real Cost Skateboard Big Air, the Fruit of the Loom BMX Dirt Final and the crowd favorite Monster Energy Moto X Best Trick. With five scores in the 90’s, the Fruit of the Loom BMX Dirt Finals was ultimately won by Aussie, and X Games rookie, Brandon Loupos. Lining up a combination of tricks that included a double backflip, a cash roll, a triple tail whip and a flair double tailwhip, the Australian’s third run score of 95.00 beat out Logan Martin’s valiant effort in which he landed an equally impressive run earning a 94.00. Taking bronze was another X Games rookie, 23-year-old Brian Fox.
Monster Energy congratulates the unstoppable James Foster who took gold in BMX Big Air at X Games Minneapolis 2018. In a heated contest that saw eight riders give it their all, it was Foster who reigned king on the biggest jump at X Games with a progressive run that will change the future of the sport. Alex Nikulin, meanwhile, became the first Russian athlete to place top three at X Games in over fifteen years. Owning as much charisma as talent, Foster showed up to X Games Minneapolis with one goal in mind — to defend his hard won Big Air title from last year. There was just one problem however.“I came out here not even knowing if I could ride,” he explained after the event. “I got hit by a car last week on my motorcycle!”