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The inaugural X Games Oslo event will feature musical performances headlined by Yelawolf on Saturday, Feb. 27, during the Big Air event lineup in downtown Tøyen in Oslo, Norway. The event will also feature performances by Unge Ferrari, Philip Emilio & Arif and additional artists to be announced.
ESPN X Games to Host Five Real Series Video Competitions Presented by HOT POCKETS® Brand Sandwiches in 2016
After a successful 2015 campaign, X Games will host five new Real Series competitions in 2016 as part of the expanded content offerings. For the first time, the 2016 Real Series event lineup will include Real BMX. Additionally, the Real Ski competition will shift focus this year from backcountry riding to skiing in urban environments.
As a continuation of longstanding relationships between ESPN Media Distribution and the Scandinavian broadcast networks, X Games Oslo has reached agreements with DR (Denmark), SVT (Sweden) and YLE (Finland) to deliver live coverage of X Games Oslo. The agreements will also include multi-year coverage of X Games Aspen and X Games Austin events. This first group of Scandinavian television partners will be joined by other broadcasters around the world in coming months, as ESPN continues discussions with potential distributors.
X Games Aspen Kick-Off Bash Presented by Woody Creek Distillers Benefitting The V Foundation for Cancer Research and B4BC on January 27
X Games Aspen 2016 will officially kick off with an evening bash in the exclusive X Games Athlete Lounge at Buttermilk Mountain to benefit two causes – The V Foundation for Cancer Research and Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC). Guests will be able to enjoy a cocktail reception in the X Games Athlete Lounge, opened to the public for the first time ever, and will also have a unique opportunity to mix and mingle with X Games athletes, indulge in hosted appetizers, listen to a live performance by HONEYHONEY, and partake in a one-of-a-kind silent auction featuring a photo and art exhibition entitled, “The 20 Most Influential Snowboarding Images of All Time,” curated for B4BC by NEMO Design.
X Games Aspen 2016 will feature four festival villages to offer the most complete youth cultural experience for fans of all ages to enjoy, from January 28 – 31 at Buttermilk Mountain. In addition to witnessing the talents of the world’s best action sports athletes compete for X Games medals and prize money, X Games Aspen will feature a blend of acclaimed musical artists, interactive gaming, athlete meet ‘n greets, giveaways and more fan-friendly activities.