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ESPN and Boise Agree to Road to X Games Event in 2019

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Rhodes Skate Park Will Again Play Host

Heading into the second year as a host city for the Road to X Qualifier event, ESPN and the City of Boise have reached an extension agreement to host the Road to X Games: Boise Qualifier through 2019.

“The fan response from the city of Boise was overwhelming in 2017,” said Ryan McGuinness, director of event development, X Games. “The event and team at Boise Parks and Recreation provided an incredible fan experience, and we look forward to building on that this year and in 2019.”

“The X Games’ return is an exciting endorsement of what Boise has to offer,” said Boise Mayor David Bieter. “The dynamic nature of our city, especially our active outdoor culture, is a fantastic match for this event. We look forward to our city again being in the spotlight and creating an even better atmosphere for these exciting X Games athletes and the spectators.”

Welcoming over 10,000 fans in its inaugural year, the Road to X Games: Boise Qualifier expanded the event in 2018 to include Harley-Davidson Hooligan Racing at CenturyLink Arena, in addition to the three Park events at Rhodes Skate Park. More than 125 athletes are invited to qualify for their spot to X Games Minneapolis.

For more information please visit www.XGames.com for fans and www.ESPNMediazone.com for media.

 

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Contacts:                    

Danny Chi                    ESPN Communications, 213-405-4400; [email protected]

Grace Coryell               ESPN Communications, 213-405-4402; [email protected]

Olivia Wilson                 ESPN Communications, 213-405-4145; [email protected]