Tag: MotoX

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 Global Expansion Includes New Sports Disciplines Including Women’s Skateboard Park, BMX Freestyle Dirt, and Mountain Bike Slopestyle


The latest outline of the various international cities and sporting disciplines for the global expansion of the ESPN X Games has been revealed, indicating where new and old sports favorites will come to life around the world in 2013. The expanded X Games will feature 6 host cities, 7 sports, and 26 disciplines in Foz […]

X Games Descends on LA, Freestyle MotoX Pushes Limits with Japan’s Taka Higashino Taking Gold


  Photos by Tom Wallace Last weekend, June 28-July 1, 2012, downtown Los Angeles was transformed into the platform for the X Games, often referred to as the alternative Olympics by action sports fans. Events ranging from skateboarding vert and street, to BMX in the same disciplines, freestyle motoX, and rally car racing make for […]

The Rise of Women’s Motocross and What It Means to Athletes, X Games, Sponsors, and Fans

Taking an in-depth look at increased popularity of women’s motocross, plus athlete superstars like gold-medalist Ashley Fiolek, and LN data, it’s clear that this is one sport with excellent marketing and sponsorship opportunities.

The Rise of Women’s Motocross and the X Games Influence Pumps New Opportunities for Fans, Female Athletes, Sponsors, and Fashion

Slick conditions with SuperCross kickers provided intense excitement as the women’s motoX field raced fast, pulling freestyle moves that proved this is a sport at the cusp of its potential.

Women’s MotoX Event Success in X Games Pumps the Sport to New Levels and Possibilities for Fans, Sponsors, and Female Athletes

Women’s MotoX continues to break barriers and based on the high-level of performances at the X Games including big air tricks, is certain to grab to the attention of a slew of new sponsors, promoters, fans, athletes, and possibly even the Mulisha.