Returning to the City of Trees and the legendary Rhodes Skate Park for the third edition of the Road to X Games: Boise Qualifier, the world’s top skateboard and BMX athletes competed to secure their invitations to Minneapolis. More than 10,000 fans witnessed six Men’s Skateboard and BMX athletes and five Women’s Skateboarders qualify for X Games Minneapolis through a new jam session format. The BMX, Men’s and Women’s Park competitions each began with a 21-athlete qualifier, where each athlete completed as many 40-second runs as possible within the 18-minute jam session. After the initial qualifier, 12 athletes moved onto Saturday’s elimination and again competed in 18-minute jam sessions. Three riders from each heat advanced to the final and also qualified for X Games. Those riders then competed in one final heat to determine final ranking.
Watch the replay of the FULL BROADCAST of The Road to X Games: Boise BMX Park Qualifier from the Rhodes Skatepark in Boise.
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.
For X Games Minneapolis BMX Big Air and Dirt invite James Foster, the Road to X Games involves at-home projects, ramp building and much more.
Returning to Boise, Idaho for the second edition of the Road to X Games: Boise Qualifier, the world’s top skateboard, BMX and Harley-Davidson Hooligan athletes competed to secure their invitations to Minneapolis. In addition to the three events at Rhodes Skate Park, the qualifier expanded this year’s event to include Harley-Davidson Hooligan Racing at CenturyLink Arena. Over 12,000 fans witnessed six Men’s Skateboard and BMX athletes, four Women’s Skateboarders and 48 Harley-Davidson Hooligan racers punch their tickets to Minneapolis.
In the final competition of the day, Mykel Larrin (USA) showed that he’s not only a threat in Vert and
Mykel Larrin takes the win in BMX Park at the Road To X Games Boise Park Qualifier, securing an invite to X Games Minneapolis 2018 in the process.
The Road to X Games: Boise Park Qualifier continues LIVE from Rhodes Skatepark in Boise, Idaho with the BMX Park Final. Competition: 6:30 pm ET - 8 pm ET.
Heading into the second year as a host city for the Road to X Qualifier event, ESPN and the City of Boise have reached an extension agreement to host the Road to X Games: Boise Qualifier through 2019. “The fan response from the city of Boise was overwhelming in 2017,” said Ryan McGuinness, director of event development, X Games. “The event and team at Boise Parks and Recreation provided an incredible fan experience, and we look forward to building on that this year and in 2019.”
“The X Games’ return is an exciting endorsement of what Boise has to offer,” said Boise Mayor David Bieter. “The dynamic nature of our city, especially our active outdoor culture, is a fantastic match for
As part of the Road to X Games content series, X Games will host the world’s top athletes in a Park Qualifier event on June 16, 2018 as they compete to secure their invitation to X Games Minneapolis. Held at Rhodes Skate Park in Boise, Idaho, the Park Qualifier will feature three disciplines – Men’s Skateboard Park, Women’s Skateboard Park and BMX Park. New in 2018, the event will also host a Harley Hooligan race at CenturyLink Arena on June 15.
WHEN: Saturday, June 16
2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Women’s Skateboard Park
On June 9-10, the world’s top athletes took over Rhodes Skate Park in Boise, Idaho to secure their invitations to X Games Minneapolis. Over 7,000 fans witnessed six Men’s Skateboard and BMX athletes and four Women’s skateboarders punch their tickets to Minneapolis. In the final competition of the day, the BMX athletes upped the amplitude in the park with a mix of flips and whips. X Games rookie Nick Bruce surprised the crowd by taking the top spot in front of perennial X Games BMX Park medalists Daniel Sandoval and Kevin Peraza. Bruce qualified first in the elimination and rode that momentum all the way through the final. Sitting in second place behind Sandoval, Bruce threw a run highlighted by a huge downside flairwhip in the final run of the competition to seal his spot