And the countdown to the Summer X Games begins… The 18th Annual ESPN Summer X Games will be back at the end of this month! All the action begins on Thursday, June 28 and will continue until the big final on Sunday, July 1, 2012. ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC will combine to televise 21 hours of live competition in HD, and on ESPN 3D. X Games will also be streamed digitally on XGames.com and WatchESPN.com.
Once again this year, more than 200 world-class athletes will descend on Los Angeles to compete in venues including the STAPLES Center and Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE to show off their latest moves and tricks as they compete for medals and prize money and showcase serious competition in skateboarding, rally car racing, motocross and BMX. The X Games, which started in 1995 in Rhode Island, brings the best in Action Sports. With events in the United States, France, China, and more, it’s a place where the world’s best athletes, craziest fans, and biggest brands all come together.
Here’s who stands a chance of breaking repeat records at X Games 2012:
Three-peat Possibility in 2012
Daniel Dhers, BMX Park
Matt Buyten, MTX Step Up
Five-peat Possibility in 2012
Garrett Reynolds, BMX Street
Six-peat Possibility in 2012
Jamie Bestwick, BMX Vert
Tickets are now on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, Ticketmaster.com/xgames, and the box offices at STAPLES Center and Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE for the Skateboard, BMX, Moto X and Rally Car events.
X Games Los Angeles 2012 ticket prices start at $10 and vary based on location and venue. All tickets to X Games include admission to X Fest at L.A. LIVE. X Fest, free to the public, is the ultimate action sports sponsor and industry village, featuring interactive skate parks, athlete appearances, demos and more. In addition to individual event tickets, several ticket packages are available. Ticket packages vary with options that include skatedecks to complete lodging packages. For more detailed information on ticket prices, times of venue operation and more, log on to Ticketmaster.com/xgames.
For further information, go to http://espn.go.com/action/xgames/summer/2012/index