The X Games’ new home in Austin, TX from June 5-8, 2014, was a major success. Not only did the city of Austin greet the action sports athletes, fans, and sponsors with enthusiasm, but the new format for the games including music stages and performances from the Flaming Lips, Bad Religion, Mac Miller, and Kanye […]
X Games Debuts in Austin, Large Crowds, Mega Sponsor Activation, Bad Religion, Kanye, and High Action Sports Drama
Taka Higashino Takes Gold in Moto X Freestyle, Bucky Lasek Makes History with Gold in Skateboard Vert, and Vickie Golden Makes Herstory with Bronze in Moto Whip, Among Other Highlights from the Last X Games in Los Angeles
Photos by Tom Wallace More highlights from the 11th and final X Games in Los Angeles August 1-4, 2013 launched with all eyes on Japanese motocross phenom, Taka Higashino in Moto X Freestyle. For a record 3rd time, Higashino’s unique approach included a Kiss of Death backflip and a Rock Solid backflip in a pair […]
X Games Axes Women’s Vert Skateboarding for Summer Game-Ripple Effects of Disappoint Grows
X Games boosts its moto events, but axes one of the few events left for women competitors, and their best event at that. From Tony Hawk to Lyn-Z Adams, girl shredders to supporters around the world -people are pissed.
Olympics Are Probably Moaning as ESPN X Games Announces New Expansion Now With 6 Events Globally
While the question continues to rage on, “what is action sports these days?” the X Games continues its global domination.