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More than 200 elite athletes will compete at the world’s premier action sports event July 13-16, 2017, with live coverage on ESPN and ABC and streaming live on WatchESPN and the ESPN app.
The world’s top Skateboard and BMX athletes have been invited to the Road to X: Boise Qualifier, taking place June 10 at Rhodes Skate Park. The event serves as an official qualifying event for the X Games Minneapolis Park competitions. Twenty athletes will be invited to compete in each of the three disciplines – Men’s Skateboard Park, Women’s Skateboard Park and BMX Park. The top six Men’s Skateboard and BMX athletes and the top four Women’s Skateboard athletes not already invited will qualify into the X Games Minneapolis Park competition. For the complete list of invited athletes, please visit XGames.com.
Celebrating the X Games debut in Minnesota, X Games will bring premiere racing action to fans at Mall of America on Thursday, July 13, to kick off the inaugural event in front of one of the top tourist destinations in the country.
Like all X Games events, X Games Norway will reflect the rich musical, art and cultural elements of the country of Norway with some of its most popular artists – Seeb, Julie Bergan, Kaveh, Mugisho and Dunderbeist. In addition to the live performances, X Games Norway will incorporate Seeb’s newest single, “Under Your Skin,” as the event theme song. For the first-time in X Games history, all finals and concerts on Saturday will be aired live as part of the global telecasts. All music performances on Saturday will be streamed live to fans in the U.S. via ESPN3 and to fans in Europe via ESPN Player.