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
Action Sports Round-up: Shaun White Busted in Nashville; Rip Curl Seeking Potential Investors
Two-time Olympic snowboarding gold medalist and X Games skateboarding gold medalist Shaun White was busted on Monday, September 17, 2012 for charges of public intoxication and vandalism at Loews Vanderbilt Nashville hotel. According to a police report and related story from the Associated Press, police came to Loews Vanderbilt Hotel at 2 a.m. on Sunday […]
Winter X Games 13 Brings New Energy for Snow Sports with Back-to-Back Golds from Shaun White, Big Wins from Lindsey Jacobolis, and New Events Like Skier Big Air and Women’s Slopestyle Skiing
The X Games are the Olympics of action sports, and if anything, give the IOC with all their pomp and skullduggery a run for their money. Winter X Games 13 upped the bar on that with major excitement, old and new heroes, and fresh styles.