World of X Games 2017 live
Minneapolis, MN – July eleven, 2017 – formally sponsoring X video games for the fourth yr, Monster energy proudly announces its crew of athletes headed to X games Minneapolis 2017, which makes its debut inside the twin towns from July thirteen-16 at U.S. financial institution Stadium in downtown Minneapolis to compete for X games gold and prize cash. With four days of opposition beforehand, the Monster power group is prepared for movement.
X video games Minneapolis 2017 has an notable weekend in keep, seamlessly blending crowning glory across Skate, BMX, Moto X and Flat tune racing disciplines, as well as an expansion of leisure, track and activities suitable for the whole family throughout X Fest, so one can be positioned inside the Medtronic Plaza at U.S. financial institution Stadium and The Commons throughout the street in downtown Minneapolis. Monster power will function athlete autograph signings, logo ambassadors, sampling and an out of doors front room at X Fest.
ready for Minneapolis, the Monster strength team is stacked with a massive number of athletes incomes coveted invites. go to monsterenergy.com for a complete listing of invitees—key athletes and occasions to look at out for include:
In Skateboard street Nyjah Huston will another time be the one to conquer. ultimate yr he took silver and in 2015 he took gold marking his sixth profession gold medal. Even outside of X games he’s lethal, and has received extra prize cash in skateboarding competition than all of us else in history. Fellow Monster strength teammate Ishod Wair, who took bronze in 2016, is clearly able to incomes a gap on the podium and has the credibility to returned it up as one of skateboarding’s maximum famous skaters and a fan favorite. different skate boarders to watch out for encompass Matt Berger and Kyle Walker.
Coming off his recent 0.33-region vehicles Park series victory in Vancouver and retaining his first location in overall pro excursion Challenger ratings, Tom Schaar will be gunning for the rostrum in Skateboard Park. A five-time X games huge Air medalist, and 17-year antique skateboard prodigy, Schaar commenced competing at X video games in 2012 and became the primary to land a 1080 on a skateboard. another one to observe is Raven Tershy. The “underground NorCal ripper” from Santa Cruz, California is without a doubt a fan favorite and has a talent degree that surpasses most. Ben Hatchell and Trey timber may even compete in Skateboard Park, and Lizzie Armanto who took silver in 2016 will compete in ladies’s Skateboard Park.
In Skateboard big Air look out for Monster energy’s Trey timber and Jake Brown.
Jamie Bestwick, the unquestionable king of BMX Vert, might be equipped to reclaim gold this year. He’s received each X games Vert event for the reason that 2007 except 2015, which ended Bestwick’s streak of nine consecutive gold medals. He reclaimed gold in 2016 and is hoping this could be the start of a new triumphing streak.
Loaded with uncooked expertise, 5-time X video games gold medalist Kyle Baldock from Australia will be going for gold as a triple threat in BMX Park, Dave Mirra’s BMX Park best Trick and BMX dust.
-time protecting BMX huge Air Champion Colton Satterfield leads BMX large Air progression and may be making his ninth X games appearance this year in BMX big Air.
In BMX dust be at the appearance out for Kevin Peraza, Ben Wallace and James Foster who took a smooth podium sweep in 2016 with Peraza taking gold, Wallace silver and Foster bronze.
Josh Sheehan will compete in Moto X Freestyle and Moto X satisfactory Trick. Sheehan is one among a handful of riders to land a double backflip and used that trick to earn bronze at X video games los angeles 2011 in great Trick. He also gained bronze in QuarterPipe in 2015. At Austin 2016, Josh was the handiest X games athlete to compete in 4 disciplines (excellent Whip, fine Trick, Freestyle and QuarterPipe), wherein he took his first gold in Freestyle.
Axell Hodges took silver in his inaugural X video games debut in first-rate Whip, and may be competing in Moto X first-rate Whip, Moto X Step Up and most X Quarterpipe high Air.
usually a crowd favorite Jackson robust will be competing in Moto X Freestyle and Moto X great Trick. as the protecting Moto X first-rate Trick gold medalist and first rider to land a front flip at X video games, sturdy is truly one to look at.
In Flat song appearance out for Jared Mees who took gold in 2016 and Brad “The Bullet” Baker who took bronze at the inaugural event in 2015 and bronze in 2016.
ESPN and ABC will televise a combined 18.five hours of live X video games Minneapolis 2017 insurance, that allows you to additionally be reachable via the ESPN App to visitors who get hold of their video subscription from an affiliated provider.
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